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A zesty blend of vine-ripened tomatoes and diced green chilies.

Queso Macaroni and Cheese

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Smooth and creamy macaroni and cheese with the spicy kick of Ro*Tel tomatoes. Velveeta® is a registered trademark of Kraft Foods, Inc. Ro*Tel® is registered trademark of ConAgra Foods RDM, Inc.

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  • Prep Time: 20 Min
  • Total Time: 20 Min
  • Makes: 8 servings (3/4 cup each)

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  • 1 pkg (16 oz each) dry elbow macaroni, uncooked
  • 1 can (10 oz each) Ro*Tel® Original Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies, undrained
  • 1 pkg (16 oz each) Velveeta®, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1/2 cup reduced fat (2%) milk


  1. Prepare macaroni according to package directions, omitting salt.
  2. Meanwhile, combine undrained tomatoes and Velveeta in 1-1/2-quart microwavable dish; cover. Microwave on MEDIUM (50%) 10 to 12 minutes or until Velveeta melts, stirring after 6 minutes. Add milk; stir mixture until well blended.
  3. Drain macaroni; place in large bowl. Add tomato mixture; toss to coat.



  • Calories: 411
  • Serving Size: 8 servings (3/4 cup each)

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Nutrition Information
Amount per Serving
Calories 411  
    % Daily Value*
Total Fat 12 gram 18%
Saturated fat 8 gram 38%
Cholesterol 32 mg 11%
Sodium 936 mg 39%
Carbohydrate 54 gram 18%
Dietary fiber 3 gram 12%
Sugars 6 gram
Protein 17 gram
Vitamin A   15%
Vitamin C   3%
Calcium   44%
Iron   11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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Smooth and creamy macaroni and cheese with the spicy kick of Ro*Tel tomatoes. Velveeta® is a registered trademark of Kraft Foods, Inc. Ro*Tel® is registered trademark of ConAgra Foods RDM, Inc.

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  • Lisa Leigh

    April 16, 2014

    I melted 1/2 cup butter in a skilet and stirred in 2 Tb. flour to make a roux. Then, I added 8 oz. of cubed Velveeta and 8 oz. of cubed Queso Blanco Velveeta til melted. Then, I added the can of Ro Tel Diced Tomatoes and Green Chilies, undrained. I then poured the drained macaroni into the cheese mixture and poured it into a casserole dish with a lid. I baked it at 350 degrees for 30 minutes!!! Muey bueno!!!!

  • Ellie

    April 06, 2014

    Normally I make macaroni and cheese from scratch with freshly shredded cheese, and that's delicious. However, I was short on ingredients, and I happened to have some rotel and Velveeta handy, so I whipped this up for dinner. It's surprisingly tasty! It won't be replacing my normal macaroni recipe, but I will be making it again when we want something different. Just a note, my family prefers both this and normal queso dip with half the total. That's just personal preference though.

  • Lori

    December 30, 2013

    Poor- very poor. - The original recipe was better.

  • Lee

    October 13, 2013

    Not good when you use Velveeta but sustitute grated sharp and add 2 tablespoons of margarine and it is a big hit!!!!

  • Mark

    May 13, 2013

    I add a pound of ground meat flavored with taco seasoning and use Velveeta Mexican cheese. I call it "Mexironi and cheese". Have served it to 50 or more people and they just love it

  • Kris

    February 03, 2013

    This is not nearly as good as the original Ro-Tel Mac and cheese recipe. Make a white sauce, grate some cheese - it is much better for only a little more work.

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