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Tex Mex Fusilli

Dairy Farmers of Canada
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1 lb (450 g) fusilli or penne or rotini pasta
3 tbsp (45 mL) butter
1/4 cup (60 mL) all-purpose flour
2 1/2 cups (625 mL) Milk
1 tsp (5 mL) salt
2 cups (500 mL) shredded Sharp Canadian Cheddar cheese
2 cups (500 mL) diced cooked chicken or ham
3/4 cup (180 mL) frozen corn
1/3 cup (80 mL) thinly sliced green onions
1/3 cup (80 mL) salsa sauce

Yields: 6 servings

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  • Course Main Dishes
  • Prep. Time 10 mins
  • Cooking Time 10 mins
  • Yields 6 servings

It's 6 p.m. and you haven't started dinner. Here's a dish the whole family will enjoy. If you like your food spicy, use hot salsa.
- James Barber

  • Course Main Dishes
  • Prep. Time 10 mins
  • Cooking Time 10 mins
  • Yields 6 servings

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Ingredients

1 lb (450 g) fusilli or 
penne or 
rotini pasta
3 tbsp (45 mL) butter
1/4 cup (60 mL) all-purpose flour
2 1/2 cups (625 mL) Milk
1 tsp (5 mL) salt
2 cups (500 mL) shredded Sharp Canadian Cheddar cheese
2 cups (500 mL) diced cooked chicken or 
ham
3/4 cup (180 mL) frozen corn
1/3 cup (80 mL) thinly sliced green onions
1/3 cup (80 mL) salsa sauce

Preparation

Cook pasta according to package directions.

Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour until blended. Gradually whisk in milk and salt, making sure there are no lumps. Stir and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 1 minute.

Reduce heat to low, add cheese a handful at a time, stirring until melted. Stir in chicken, corn, green onions and salsa; heat through.

To serve, drain pasta; turn into a large bowl. Toss sauce with pasta and sprinkle with additional shredded Cheddar cheese, if desired.

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Did you know?

In 1974, the Milk Calendar began with eight recipes. Today’s features 3 times that many! Learn more about our rich history!

This recipe is brought to you by:

My Milk Calendar From the 1998 Milk Calendar Explore all Milk Calendar recipes

Did you know?

In 1974, the Milk Calendar began with eight recipes. Today’s features 3 times that many! Learn more about our rich history!

This recipe is brought to you by:

My Milk Calendar From the 1998 Milk Calendar Explore all Milk Calendar recipes

Nutritional Info

Per serving
Energy: 656 Calories
Protein: 38 g
Carbohydrate: 70 g
Fat: 24 g
Fibre: 4.3 g
Sodium: 1012 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient % DV*
Calcium: 39 % / 426 mg
Folate: 77 %
Niacin: 72 %
Phosphorus: 42 %
Zinc: 41 %

*percentage of daily value

*Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

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