Hot and Spicy Mac n' Cheese

November 4, 2013

Spice up your favorite mac n' cheese recipe with some finely diced jalapenos.  The addition of the chilies and spices, like cumin and paprika, give this comfort food classic an extra kick of flavor.

Jalapeno Mac n' Cheese


1 lb. of your favorite macaroni
4 oz. cheddar cheese or your favorite shredded
½ red onion – sliced thin
1 bell pepper – sliced thin
3 cloves garlic – chopped
1 small jalapeño – chopped fine (with or without seeds)
1 tablespoon butter
2 cups milk
½ tsp. salt
½ tsp. black pepper
½ tsp. ground cumin
½ tsp. paprika
¼ tsp. turmeric
½ tsp. powdered chicken broth (optional)
1 tablespoon olive oil
Grated Romano or Parmesan cheese
For full recipe instructions, click here.

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