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Southwest-Baked Pasta And Cheese

This baked pasta dish is the perfect end to any long day.

Recipe by Canned Food Alliance
texmex, nut free, vegetarian


  • 4 cups (8 ounces) bow-tie pasta
  • 1 can (14 1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, no-salt added, drained
  • 1 can (10 3/4 ounces) condensed Cheddar cheese soup
  • 1 can (4 ounces) diced mild green chiles
  • 3/4 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 cup crushed tortilla chips


  1. Heat oven to 375°F.
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain.
  3. While pasta is cooking, mix the remaining ingredients in a large bowl, except 1/4 cup of cheese and tortilla chips.
  4. Add hot pasta to bowl and mix to blend thoroughly.
  5. Transfer to 2-quart, shallow baking dish and spread to even out the top; top with remaining cheese and bake in the center of the oven for about 20 minutes until bubbly.
  6. Sprinkle top with tortilla chips and bake 5-10 minutes longer, until the topping is lightly browned.