King Ranch Chicken Mac and Cheese

 

All the flavors of a favorite casserole come together in the comfort of mac and cheese.

King Ranch Chicken Mac and Cheese Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/2 (16-oz.) package cellentani pasta
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 (10-oz.) can diced tomatoes and green chilies
  • 1 (8-oz.) package pasteurized prepared cheese product, cubed
  • 3 cups chopped cooked chicken
  • 1 (10 3/4-oz.) can cream of chicken soup
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 cups (6 oz.) shredded Cheddar cheese

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Prepare pasta according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, melt butter in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onion and bell pepper, and sauté 5 minutes or until tender.
    Stir in tomatoes and green chiles and prepared cheese product; cook, stirring constantly, 2 minutes or until cheese melts.
    Stir in chicken, next 4 ingredients, and hot cooked pasta until blended.
  3. Spoon mixture into a lightly greased 10-inch cast-iron skillet or 11- x 7-inch baking dish; sprinkle with shredded Cheddar cheese. Bake at 350° for 25 to 30 minutes or until bubbly.

 

http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/king-ranch-chicken-mac-cheese-50400000118342/

 

 

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