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Creamy Jalapeño Mac And Cheese

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Ingredients

for 3 servings

  • 1 box Kraft® Macaroni and Cheese Blue Box Original
  • 2 oz Philadelphia® Cream Cheese (60 g)
  • ¼ cup Kraft® Shredded Monterey Jack Cheese (25 g)
  • ¼ cup milk (60 mL)
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 small jalapeño, seeded and diced, plus ½ small jalapeño, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped

Nutrition Info

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    Calories 331
    Fat 12g
    Carbs 43g
    Fiber 1g
    Sugar 7g
    Protein 11g

Estimated values based on one serving size.

Preparation

  1. Bring 6 cups (1.5 liters) of water to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in the macaroni and cook for 7–8 minutes, or until tender, stirring occasionally.
  2. Drain the macaroni in a colander (do not rinse), then return to the pot over low heat. Add the Philadelphia® Cream Cheese, Kraft® Shredded Monterey Jack Cheese, milk, salt, and cheese sauce mix and stir well until smooth and creamy. Stir in the diced jalapeño, then remove the pot from the heat.
  3. Transfer the mac and cheese to a serving bowl and top with the sliced jalapeño and cilantro. Serve warm.
  4. Enjoy!

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