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Easy Skillet Green Chile Mac 'n' Cheese

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 10 mins
Yield Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 (16-oz.) package penne pasta
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups 1% low-fat milk
  • 1 cup (4 oz.) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 (4-oz.) can chopped green chiles, undrained
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Pinch of paprika

Nutrition Information

  • calories 251
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 7.3 g
  • satfat 4.6 g
  • monofat 0.2 g
  • polyfat 0.1 g
  • protein 11.6 g
  • carbohydrate 34.1 g
  • fiber 1.5 g
  • cholesterol 22 mg
  • iron 1.7 mg
  • sodium 491 mg
  • calcium 229 mg

How to Make It

  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions.

  2. Whisk together flour and 1/4 cup milk. Add flour mixture to remaining milk, whisking until smooth.

  3. Bring milk mixture to a boil in a large skillet over medium heat; reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer, whisking constantly, 3 to 5 minutes or until smooth. Stir in cheese and next 4 ingredients until smooth. Stir in pasta, and cook 1 minute or until thoroughly heated. Serve immediately.