Jalapeno Mac & Cheese Recipe

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Jalapeno Mac & Cheese

Ingredients:

1 teaspoon olive oil
1 lb macaroni noodles
5 jalapenos, seeded and diced
3 cloves garlic, chopped
1 1/2 cups whole milk
8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
2 tablespoons onion powder
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
sea salt, to taste
crushed red pepper, to taste

Directions

Cook macaroni noodles until al dente. Drain and put back in the pot you boiled them in.

Screen shot 2012 05 30 at 11.54.41 AM Jalapeno Mac & Cheese RecipeMeanwhile, heat 1 teaspoon of olive oil over medium heat. Add the jalapenos and garlic, and cook until tender (about 5 minutes). Add jalapeno garlic mixture to the pasta.

Preheat the broiler.

Screen shot 2012 05 30 at 11.57.13 AM Jalapeno Mac & Cheese RecipeIn a small saucepan, combine milk, cream cheese, and onion powder over medium heat. Cook, stirring constantly, until smooth. Add to the pasta, stir in cheese, season with sea salt and crushed red pepper.

Place pasta in baking dish (I used a 9×9 glass one), and broil until browned. Watch carefully, as this will only take 3-5 minutes.

Jalapeno Mac & Cheese Recipe
Ingredients
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 lb macaroni noodles
  • 5 jalapenos, seeded and diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons onion powder
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • sea salt, to taste
  • crushed red pepper, to taste
Instructions
  1. Cook macaroni noodles until al dente. Drain and put back in the pot you boiled them in.
  2. Meanwhile, heat 1 teaspoon of olive oil over medium heat. Add the jalapenos and garlic, and cook until tender (about 5 minutes). Add jalapeno garlic mixture to the pasta.
  3. Preheat the broiler.
  4. In a small saucepan, combine milk, cream cheese, and onion powder over medium heat. Cook, stirring constantly, until smooth. Add to the pasta, stir in cheese, season with sea salt and crushed red pepper.
  5. Place pasta in baking dish (I used a 9×9 glass one), and broil until browned. Watch carefully, as this will only take 3-5 minutes.

 

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Comments

  1. says

    OMG…this sounds so yummy…Kids looove mac n’ cheese and actually a put chopped jalapenos in almost
    everything…will def try this dish…Thank You =)
    haven’t tired but sounds like a 5 star..

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