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Creamy Southwest Mac 'n Cheese

Creamy Southwest Mac 'n Cheese

Creamy Southwest Mac 'n Cheese
Add some Tex-Mex flair to your comfort food with Creamy Southwest Mac 'n Cheese. Chopped jalapenos and poblanos plus shredded pepper Jack gives southwest mac 'n cheese its kick.
20 Min(s) Prep | 40 Min (s) Cook
8 servings
20Min(s) Prep
40Min (s) Cook
8 servings
onion, chopped
fresh poblano chile, chopped
fresh jalapeño pepper, seeded, chopped
chili powder
(12 oz.) VELVEETA, cut into 1/2-inch cubes, divided
elbow macaroni, cooked
KRAFT Shredded Pepper Jack Cheese
no-salt-added tortilla chips (2 oz.), crushed
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Melt butter in medium saucepan on medium heat. Add onions, poblano chiles, jalapeño peppers and chili powder; mix well. Cook 6 min. or until onions are crisp-tender, stirring frequently.
Add milk and 2/3 of the VELVEETA; cook 3 to 5 min. or until VELVEETA is completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring frequently. Stir in macaroni and remaining VELVEETA.
Spoon into 2-qt. casserole sprayed with cooking spray. Toss shredded cheese with crushed chips; sprinkle over macaroni mixture.
Bake 20 min. or until heated through.