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*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 309mg 13%
Potassium 176mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 46g 15%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 3g
Protein 9g 18%
Vitamin A 7%
Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 14.4%
Iron 9.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.