King Ranch Chicken Mac and Cheese

1
Lynette !

By
@breezermom

Another King Ranch recipe, this one is a mac and cheese style. From Southern Living magazine.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 8 oz
    cellentani pasta
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1 medium
    onion, diced
  • 1
    green bell pepper, diced
  • 10 oz
    can diced tomatoes and green chiles (rotel)
  • 8 oz
    package pasteurized prepared cheese product, cubed (velveeta)
  • 3 c
    cooked chicken, chopped
  • 1 can(s)
    cream of chicken soup, 10 3/4 ounce can
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 1 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded

How to Make King Ranch Chicken Mac and Cheese

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Prepare pasta according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, melt butter in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onion and bell pepper, and saute 5 minutes or until tender.
  3. Stir in tomatoes and green chiles, and prepared cheese product; cook, stirring constantly, 2 minutes or until the cheese melts. Stir in the chicken, next 4 ingredients, and hot cooked pasta until blended.
  4. Spoon the mixture into a lightly greased 10 inch cast-iron skillet or 11 x 7 inch baking dish; sprinkle with shredded Cheddar cheese.
  5. ABake at 350° for 25 to 30 minutes or until bubbly.

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About King Ranch Chicken Mac and Cheese

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Southern



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