Creamy Southwest Mac 'n Cheese

Creamy Southwest Mac 'n Cheese

40 Min(s)
20 Min(s) Prep
20 Min(s) Cook
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.
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8 servings
Original recipe yields 8 servings
2 Tbsp. butter
1 onion, chopped
1 fresh poblano chile, chopped
1 fresh jalapeño pepper, seeded, chopped
1 tsp. chili powder
1 cup milk
2 cups elbow macaroni, cooked
1 cup no-salt-added tortilla chips (2 oz.), crushed
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Let's Make It
1
Heat oven to 350°F.
2
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.
3
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.
4
Spoon into 2-qt. casserole sprayed with cooking spray. Toss shredded cheese with crushed chips; sprinkle over macaroni mixture.
5
Bake 20 min. or until heated through.
Nutrition
Calories
320.00
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.00g
Saturated Fat 7.00g
Trans Fat 0.00g
Cholesterol 35.00mg
Sodium 640.00mg
Total Carbohydrates 34.00g
Dietary Fibers 2.00g
Sugars 6.00g
Protein 13.00g
Vitamin A
10.00%
Vitamin C
8.00%
Calcium
30.00%
Iron
8.00%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
8 servings
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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