Recipe by California Milk Advisory Board
"Creamy and cheesy, this slightly spicy mac and cheese is made with California Colby Jack and California Pepper Jack."
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elbow macaroni, cooked and drained
2 1/2 cups
California Colby Jack cheese
shredded California Pepper Jack cheese
Crushed red pepper flakes to taste
crushed seasoned croutons
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 up the milk/flour mixture and keep stirring. Heating it on anything besides low will probably cause it to burn on the bottom.
Great recipe, will make again.
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 dijon was an ingredient as he could not taste it. Easy to make, but will need alot more tweaking to get 5 stars.
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 fresh grated cheese (not the pre-shredded stuff) – I think it makes a big difference! I didn’t have any croutons on hand, so I topped the casserole with seasoned bread crumbs instead- it was delicious! Everyone gobbled up this comfort food with a kick- we will definitely make again!
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 cheese and the add-ins.
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 ever! Will add those both next time.
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 didnt have quite enough colby and monerey jack. Delicious!! My husband and children loved it!! I do plan to try this with the spicy ingredients as well. I do agree with the other reviews that this recipe really does need a whole 16 oz of noodles because there is alot of sauce. Other than that Great!!
This recpie was good for me, but great for the rest of my family! It had the perfect bite to it.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Easy Mac and Jack
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 254
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