Easy Mac and Jack

Easy Mac and Jack

"Creamy and cheesy, this slightly spicy mac and cheese is made with California Colby Jack and California Pepper Jack."
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Ingredients

1 h servings 483 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 483 kcal
  • 24%
  • Fat:
  • 28.2 g
  • 43%
  • Carbs:
  • 35g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 22.2 g
  • 44%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 82 mg
  • 27%
  • Sodium:
  • 945 mg
  • 38%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a medium saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour and cook, stirring for 1 minute.
  2. Stir in the milk and bring to a gentle boil. Remove from heat and add shredded cheeses one cup at a time until completely melted.
  3. Add salt, pepper, mustard and red pepper flakes and stir until smooth. Stir in cooked pasta and coat evenly with cheese, then pour into shallow 2-quart baking dish.
  4. Sprinkle crushed croutons over top and bake for 30 minutes. Let stand 15 minutes before serving.

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Very good recipe! I'm pretty sure it's supposed to be for a whole pound of pasta (16 oz). I made it with a whole box of macaroni and there was *plenty* of cheese sauce. Be patient when heating u...

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This was just ok. The sauce tasted good after mixing it up, however, it seemed a little bland after baking. My husband is a fan of both pepper jack cheese and djion mustard. He was surprised dij...

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Very good recipe! I'm pretty sure it's supposed to be for a whole pound of pasta (16 oz). I made it with a whole box of macaroni and there was *plenty* of cheese sauce. Be patient when heating u...

this is AMAZING!!! its creamy and cheesy with a mild kick. There is so much flavor, and its easy since i always have the ingredients on hand :o).

This was a good macaroni and cheese recipe with a little zing. I made this recipe using an entire box of elbows and as another reviewer noted, there was plenty of cheese sauce. Be sure to use fr...

This was great and easy! I kept the cheese sauce exactly the same but added turkey kielbasa, frozen peas and brocolli to the dish before I put it in the oven. My husband loved the macaroni chees...

Goodbye kraft mac and cheese. This recipe is amazing! Super easy to make and definitely a pleaser of all. I didn't add the mustard or crushed red peppers and it was still the best mac and cheese...

This was just ok. The sauce tasted good after mixing it up, however, it seemed a little bland after baking. My husband is a fan of both pepper jack cheese and djion mustard. He was surprised dij...

This is an awesome recipe!!So easy to make tastes great the next day!! I omitted the spicy ingredients so the kids could eat it too and I added some shredded mozzarella cheese only because I did...

This recpie was good for me, but great for the rest of my family! It had the perfect bite to it.

It was really good! My kids don't normally eat mac & cheese but they liked this,the croutons were a nice touch. I found the cheese to make this kinda exspensive though.

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