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

How to Make Jalapeno Mac 'n Cheese


  • 1Cook pasta in pot of boiling salted water as the package directs. Drain.
  • 2Melt 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.
  • 3Cook sauce, stirring frequently til thick and cheese is melted. Stir in cooked macaroni, season with salt.

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Course/Dish: Pasta Sides

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