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Mushroom Taco Mac

Mushroom Taco Mac
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  • 4 ServingsServings


  • 4 1/2 cups Water
  • 1 1/2 cups dried whole grain elbow pasta, enriched (substitute penne or other types of pasta if preferred)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 8 ounces white button mushrooms, sliced or quartered
  • 4 teaspoons taco seasoning mix, low sodium (if available)
  • 1/2 cup prepared salsa 1 cup reduced fat cheddar cheese, shredded



1 Add water to pot and bring to a boil. Add pasta, cook uncovered for 10-13 minutes, or until pasta has reached desired firmness.

2 While pasta is cooking, heat a sauté pan on medium, add oil and swirl to coat the bottom of pan. Add mushrooms and 2 teaspoons taco seasoning mix, sauté 5 minutes.

3 When pasta is done, drain water and return to pot. Heat on low while stirring in salsa, mushrooms and remaining 2 teaspoons taco seasoning mix for 2 minutes or less.

4 Divide into four portions, top each with 1/4 cup of shredded cheese.

Source: Photo and Recipe Courtesy of Mushroom Council and