Saturday, March 22, 2014

Southwest Mac & Cheese

Ive gotta get better about updating this blog in a more timely manner.  I apologize for being the laziest ever.

Anyways, you guys know I love (white girl) Mexican food.  This was so tasty and smelled amazing.

Adapted from Budget Bytes
Yields 4 servings
303 calories per serving

8 oz whole wheat rotini
1 tbsp olive oil
1 small yellow onion
2 cloves garlic
1 c frozen corn kernals
10 oz diced tomatoes with green chilies
1/2 tsp chili powder
6 oz lowfat plain Greek Yogurt
1 c lowfat shredded cheddar cheese
3 scallions, sliced

Cook pasta according to box directions.
Drain & set aside.

While waiting for pasta, dice onion & mince garlic.
Saute both together with olive oil over medium high for about 5 minutes.
Drain tomatoes & add them to the pan.
Add corn & chili powder and saute for 3 minutes.

Turn off heat & add pasta & greek yogurt.
Stir to coat.
Add cheese and stir until cheese has melted.

Sprinkle with scallions and serve.

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