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Smoky Chipotle Mac and Cheese Recipe
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Smoky Mac & Cheese
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  • READY IN 45 mins

Smoky Chipotle Mac and Cheese

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"Adding chipotle chiles to this macaroni and cheese dish really adds a nice spicy, smoky kick."

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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    35 mins
  • READY IN

    45 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 2-quart casserole dish.
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook elbow macaroni in the boiling water, stirring occasionally until cooked through but firm to the bite, 8 minutes. Drain.
  3. Stir soup, evaporated milk, Colby cheese, and chipotle chile into the cooked pasta until well combined. Spoon mixture into the prepared casserole dish.
  4. Stir together panko bread crumbs and olive oil in a small bowl. Sprinkle bread crumb mixture over the top of casserole.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until the top is browned and the casserole is bubbling, 25 to 30 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 31, 2013

Soooo yummy! I couldn't resist adding some green onion and bacon. I'm not sure it would have fit in my 2 qt casserole pan...I just baked it in the 5 qt pot that I boiled the pasta in. Next time I will add more chipotle since we like things spicy. A great recipe to tweak and play around with! Thank you!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 20, 2015

It's good. Not particularly mind-blowing, just alright.

 

13 Ratings

Jan 26, 2014

Really good mac and cheese!I doubled the chipotle peppers and added bacon and some spices. Everyone loved it...I will definitely make this again. Thanks for the recipe!

 
Feb 26, 2015

As I was saying before, I did not have the cheese soup so I used shredded Parmesan and cheddar in the sauce with whole milk. All I can say is this recipe is better than I have ever made before. The chipotle will be doubled the next time. I was cautious because my husband cannot tolerate spice like I can. Delicious!!!!!!!

 
Apr 06, 2015

Very easy and quick to make, and with the Chipotle peppers it's not bland at all. The second time I made it, I just doubled everything but the macaroni because it wasn't cheesy enough, half mild cheddar, half jack/colby, then I had to put some in a second dish. So delicious, we love it!

 
Mar 18, 2015

I followed the recipe and added an extra chipolte pepper. Delicious!!

 
Jun 30, 2014

I hate to be one of those people that says "I love it, but I made it differently," but that's what I'm going to do. I didn't have adobo sauce (a shame because I love spicy food), and I used a different noodle (radiatore noodle) but this recipe is great because I wouldn't have necessarily thought to use the panko bread crumbs and the condensed milk, but it made for an excellent recipe.

 
Mar 22, 2015

This recipe is awesome!! Even my young kids loved it! I made sure to chop the chile very fine and added bacon. It was an immediate favorite!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 758 kcal
  • 38%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 74.1 g
  • 24%
  • Cholesterol
  • 100 mg
  • 33%
  • Fat
  • 36.5 g
  • 56%
  • Fiber
  • 2.9 g
  • 12%
  • Protein
  • 34.7 g
  • 69%
  • Sodium
  • 965 mg
  • 39%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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