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Chili Cheese Macaroni

A Tex-Mex twist on mac and cheese, this satisfying vegetarian supper is loaded with flavor thanks to some spicy salsa, creamy refried beans, and fresh cilantro.

Serves 6
435 calories per serving


> 12 oz elbow macaroni
> 1 (15.5 oz) can no-salt-added black beans
> 1 (16 oz) jar Nature's Promise Organic Chipotle Salsa
> 1/2 tsp ground cumin
> 1 (16 oz) can fat-free vegetarian refried beans
> 1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar, divided
> 1/4 cup fresh cilantro
> 1/4 cup light sour cream


Cook the macaroni according to package directions.
Meanwhile, drain the black beans and add to a large pot, along with the salsa, cumin, and refried beans. Heat to a simmer on medium, stirring occasionally. Stir in 1/2 cup Cheddar until melted.
Add cooked macaroni to pot and stir until well coated. Remove from heat. Serve topped with remaining ½ cup Cheddar, cilantro, and sour cream.

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