Zesty Macaroni & Cheese

This super easy, stove-top mac & cheese has stewed tomatoes, Monterey Jack and cheddar cheese, taco seasoning, and sour cream. A quick weeknight dinner that's a instant family favorite!

Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword easy mac and cheese recipe, macaroni & cheese recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 292 kcal
Author Kelly Miller


  • 12 oz Barilla Pronto elbow macaroni noodles
  • 15 oz stewed tomatoes drained and chopped
  • 3/4 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 tbsp taco seasoning
  • 1/3 cup sour cream


  1. Cook Barilla Pronto Elbows according to package directions. 

  2. When most of liquid has been absorbed, stir in remaining ingredients.

  3. Cook 5 minutes over medium heat or until heated through.

Nutrition Facts
Zesty Macaroni & Cheese
Amount Per Serving
Calories 292 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 19mg6%
Sodium 309mg13%
Potassium 176mg5%
Carbohydrates 46g15%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 350IU7%
Vitamin C 5.8mg7%
Calcium 144mg14%
Iron 1.8mg10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.