Easy Cheesy Southwest Mac & Cheese

Easy Cheesy Southwest Mac & Cheese
Recipe Info - Skill Level
Recipe Info - Serving Size
10 servings
Recipe Info - Prep Time
15 min
Recipe Info - Cook Time
30 min
Already a kid-favorite, why not dig into some Mac & Cheese with a little versatility? Customize with shredded chicken, diced ham or sprinkle with bread crumbs for a delicious southwest twist to a classic dish.


Step 1

Preheat oven to 375° F.

Step 2

Prepare macaroni & cheese according to microwave package directions, cooking a total of 10 minutes (it will not be completely warm).

Step 3

Spoon macaroni & cheese into large bowl; stir in chicken and chiles. Spoon mixture into ten 6-ounce ramekins. Place on baking sheet. Sprinkle bread crumbs evenly over each ramekin.

Step 4

Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until crumbs are toasted and cheese is bubbling.

Customize it!

Divide macaroni & cheese between different bowls; stir different ingredients (like tuna, diced ham, green beans or roasted red pepper) into each bowl.


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