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large pan of mexican mac & cheese on the stovetop

Mexican Style Macaroni & Cheese

One-pot macaroni and cheese, otherwise known as mac & cheese, cooked on the stovetop with a spicy Mexican twist and only whole food ingredients.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword gluten free, grain free, primal
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 430 kcal
Author Sarah Pope MGA



  1. Cook the olive oil, onion powder, and taco seasoning on medium heat in a large saucepan for 3 minutes.

    mexican spices in oil in a large pan
  2. Blend in milk and broth and slowly bring to a boil.

    broth and milk blended into spices in a large pan
  3. Immediately lower heat to a simmer and stir in cassava pasta. Cover and cook for 14 minutes.

  4. Turn off the heat, remove the lid, and mix in the cheeses. Sprinkle a pinch of additional taco seasoning on top.

    stirred cheeses into mexican spices and pasta
  5. Replace the cover on the pot and let stand for 5 minutes before serving.

    mexican mac & cheese in a large pan
Nutrition Facts
Mexican Style Macaroni & Cheese
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 430 Calories from Fat 158
% Daily Value*
Fat 17.5g27%
Saturated Fat 11.5g58%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 50mg17%
Sodium 320mg13%
Potassium 589mg17%
Carbohydrates 55g18%
Fiber 4g16%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 375IU8%
Calcium 500mg50%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.