Source: Nestle® Very Best Meals

Mexicali Macaroni and Crab Casserole
Take macaroni and cheese in a whole new direction with the addition of crabmeat to this rich variation of the American classic. Round out your meal with tall glasses of Nestea with a twist of lime and Nestlé Toll House Brownies.
Serves: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes


1 package (40 oz.) STOUFFER'S® frozen Macaroni and Cheese, defrosted according to package directions
3/4 cup ORTEGA® Thick & Chunky Salsa
1 can (7 oz.) ORTEGA® Diced Green Chiles
8 ounces or imitation crabmeat, fresh
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon cumin, ground
1 cup tortilla chips, crushed
1/4 cup Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
1/4 cup Cheddar cheese, shredded
1 tablespoon green onion, finely chopped

PREHEAT oven to 350 degrees F. Grease 2-quart baking dish.

COMBINE macaroni and cheese, salsa, chiles, crabmeat, chili powder and cumin in medium bowl. Transfer to prepared baking dish.

BAKE for 25 minutes or until bubbly around edges; top with crushed tortilla chips and Monterey Jack cheese and cheddar cheese.

BAKE for 5 to 10 minutes or until tortilla chips are golden brown and the cheese. Sprinkle with green onion.

*DEFROST Macaroni and Cheese in microwave on 50% power for 20 to 25 minutes.