Green chile mac and cheese recipe – rachel cooks

Spoiler alert: No need to make a roux! This green chile mac and cheese is going to become your weeknight BFF.

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Just kidding, you can read this first but if you ran off to make it right away, I wouldn’t blame you because this is honestly my new favorite mac and cheese recipe.


All you need are five ingredients, six if you count black pepper. Spicy mayo recipe for chicken You don’t need to make a roux, there’s no butter, it’s just so. Spicy mayo recipe for fries dang. Recipe spicy mayo easy.

Here’s what you have to do. Spicy mayo for sushi recipe Start by boiling pasta – I like to use whole wheat, but if white pasta is your thing, go for it!

Once that’s cooked, all that’s left to do is mix it with shredded cheese and Old El Paso green chiles. Spicy mayo sushi sauce recipe Dump that into the pan and pour milk over it. Sushi spicy mayo sauce recipe That’s right, just go on and pour the milk right on top.

The magic happens while you bake this macaroni and cheese and it turns into a creamy, cheesy, flavorful concoction. Asian spicy mayo recipe The green chiles add the perfect amount of flavor – you wouldn’t believe how fast this disappears!

It’s similar to my easiest ever baked macaroni and cheese which so many of you have tried and loved. Spicy sushi mayo recipe I answer a lot of the standard questions on that post that will also apply to this post, but by far the most common one is, “Can I make this ahead?”

The answer is yes! I would personally cook the pasta and mix it with all the other ingredients except milk, put it in the baking dish and cover and refrigerate up to 24 hours. Spicy tuna mayo recipe When you’re ready to bake, get it out of the fridge and let the glass pan come to room temperature. Bonchon spicy mayo recipe Pour the milk on top, sprinkle with remaining cheese, and bake.

Whether you want to make green chile mac and cheese for Cinco de Mayo or any other night, your entire family will love this twist on the classic baked macaroni and cheese.

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• Preheat oven to 375°F. Kfc spicy mayo recipe Spray or grease a casserole dish or a 9×13 pan.

• Cook macaroni as directed on the package in salted water until tender, drain.

• While macaroni is cooking, combine 2 and 1/2 cups of cheese with flour and pepper.

• In a large bowl, combine cheese and flour mixture with hot macaroni and green chiles and stir to combine. Spicy mayo dip recipe Pour into the greased pan. Spicy mayo recipe for sweet potato fries Pour milk over macaroni. Spicy mayo poke recipe Top with remaining cheese. Spicy chipotle mayo recipe Cover with aluminum foil.

• Bake for 45 minutes (taking the foil off after 30 minutes if desired) or until firm and golden brown. Spicy aioli sauce recipe with mayo You want to make sure there isn’t a lot of runny milk in it still, poke a knife in the middle if necessary. Spicy ahi poke recipe mayo Some will soak in as it cools but it should be mostly absorbed.

• (Optional) Let sit for 10 minutes before serving to further firm up.

Note: If you like a softer noodle, I’d recommend covering this with foil for the first 30 minutes of baking, or even the entire baking time. Spicy mayo recipe for tacos If you like super crispy noodles, you can cook uncovered the entire time.

Note: Want a little extra spice? Try this recipe with pepper jack cheese.

Verdict: I’m completely obsessed with this macaroni and cheese – I’m going to have a hard time not putting green chiles in macaroni and cheese from here on out.

Husband’s take: Ben, the traditionalist, prefers regular macaroni and cheese over green chile mac and cheese. Spicy mayo ahi poke recipe But my mom and mother-in-law both raved about this recipe.

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