Jalapeno Mac 'n Cheese

Lynnda Cloutier


This is a tasty little dish if you like your mac and cheese a little on the spicy side. Don't bother seeding the jalapenos if you like it really spicy.

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4 oz. dry elbow macaroni, 1 cup
3 tbsp. unsalted butter
2 tbsp seeded diced jalapenos
2 tsp. minced garlic
2 tbsp. flour
1 cup milk
2 oz. sharp cheddar cheese, shredded, 3/4 cup
2 oz. american cheese, shredded, 3/4 cup
salt to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

Cook pasta in pot of boiling salted water as the package directs. Drain.
Melt butter in medium pan, add jalapeno and garlic. Cook til tender, about 3 minutes. Whisk in flour and cook 1 minute. Whisk in milk to incorporate. Then stir in cheddar and American cheese.
Cook sauce, stirring frequently til thick and cheese is melted. Stir in cooked macaroni, season with salt.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides