Mac-nificent Creations

We partnered with Nick and Vanessa Lachey to bring you a tasty twist on America’s #1 refrigerated macaroni and cheese.

Zesty Taco Casserole

Zesty Taco Casserole

Recipe Preparation

10 mins

Recipe Cook Time

30 mins

Recipe Serving

Serves 4

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Our Zesty Hot Sausage mixed with taco seasoning, diced onions, and peppers, will take your taste buds south of the border. Easy to make and great as a starter or a meal.

Recipe Ingredients

Varied Toppings of Salsas, Guacamole, Cheese, Sour Cream, Fresh Cilantro, Black Beans, Sweet Corn, etc.
1/2 cup
Onion, diced
1
Red Bell Pepper, diced
1
Jalapeno, seeds removed and diced
1
Clove Garlic, diced
1 can
Diced Tomatoes, drained (14.5 oz)
2 cups
White Rice
1 pkg.
Low Sodium Taco Seasoning
2 1/2 cups
Low Sodium Chicken Broth

Instructions

1
In a large saucepan, add sausage and crumble over medium heat with a potato masher until fully cooked, about 5 minutes.
2
Add onion and peppers continue to cook until onions are translucent and peppers are tender.
3
Add garlic to the pan and sauté 30 seconds or until garlic becomes fragrant.
4
Add diced tomatoes, rice and taco seasoning. Stir to incorporate.
5
Add chicken broth and bring to a boil. Cover. Reduce heat and simmer for about 15 minutes until the rice is tender and the liquid is absorbed.
6
Place bowls of toppings for guests to add the toppings of their choice.

Nutrition Info

The actual values may vary due to portion size, preparation of product, additional condiments and substitution of ingredients.

Calories
780
Total Fat
33 g
Saturated Fat
11 g
Cholesterol
45 mg
Sodium
1210 mg
Total Carbs
90 g
Dietary Fiber
4 g
Protein
27 g

Allergen Info

Different products may contain allergens such as Milk, Wheat, Egg, Soy, Peanuts, Tree Nuts, Fish and Shellfish. If you are sensitive to allergens, always check the labels before use.

Zesty Taco Casserole

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Recipe Preparation

10 mins

Recipe Cook Time

30 mins

Recipe Serving

Serves 4