Buffalo Chicken Macaroni and Cheese

Buffalo Chicken Macaroni and Cheese

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"Kicked up macaroni and cheese. Easy, quick way to use up left over chicken (leftovers from slow cooker buffalo chicken on allrecipes.com is perfect)."
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Ingredients

40 m servings 304 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings

Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 304 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 15.2 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 24.3g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 17 g
  • 34%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 37 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 608 mg
  • 24%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Mix chicken, hot sauce, and ranch dressing together in a bowl until coated; set aside for flavors to blend.
  3. 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 and transfer back to the pot. Stir margarine, milk, and cheese powder into pasta until sauce is smooth.
  4. Pour half of the macaroni and cheese into an 8-inch square casserole dish; top with chicken mixture, celery, and blue cheese. Spread remaining macaroni and cheese on top of blue cheese layer.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until chicken is warmed and casserole is bubbling, about 15 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Top the macaroni and cheese with another layer of celery and blue cheese before baking, if desired.
  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

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My granddaughter and I stumbled across this recipe while looking for something to make for lunch. Since both of us are fans of the blue box mac & cheese we decided to give it a whirl and the res...

I didn't have Mac and cheese in the box, so I made my own Mac and cheese. Didn't have blue cheese either, so just topped with cheddar and some panko bread crumbs. Both my hubby and my son in...

I made this and substituted the 1/4 cup margarine for 1/4 cup CannaButter. it make this recipe just a step above normal. follow the CANNA COOKER ! more to come

What a great way to take a plain box of mac and cheese and give it that wow factor. Recipe was super simple with left over chicken . Hubby really liked this one.

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