Rotel Pasta Recipe

Rotel Pasta Recipe:


  • 1 box of pasta (rotini or penne works well)
  • 1 can of Rotel (diced tomatoes and green chilies)
  • 1 can of cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 16-oz loaf of Velveeta (queso blanco kind for added flavor)
  • Dash of garlic powder


1. Cook Pasta:

  • Cook the pasta according to the package instructions. Drain and set aside.

2. Prepare Cheese Sauce:

  • In a large pot or saucepan, combine the can of Rotel (undrained), cream of mushroom soup, and the Velveeta cheese (cubed).

3. Heat and Stir:

  • Over medium heat, melt the cheese, stirring frequently to ensure a smooth and creamy consistency. Add a dash of garlic powder for extra flavor.

4. Combine Pasta:

  • Once the cheese sauce is smooth and well combined, add the cooked pasta to the pot. Gently stir until the pasta is evenly coated with the cheesy mixture.

5. Serve:

  • Serve immediately while the Rotel pasta is warm and enjoy!


  • Customize the recipe by using your favorite pasta shape.
  • Add cooked and diced chicken, ground beef, or sautéed vegetables for a heartier version.
  • Adjust the level of spiciness by choosing a mild or hot variety of Rotel.
  • Garnish with chopped cilantro, green onions, or jalapeños for added freshness and flavor.

This Rotel Pasta is a quick and delicious dish that’s perfect for busy days when you want a comforting and flavorful meal!

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