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Easy Skillet Green Chile Mac 'n' Cheese

Easy Skillet Green Chile Mac 'n' Cheese

Southern Living DECEMBER 2008

  • Yield: Makes 6 servings
  • Cook time: 10 Minutes
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes

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

Preparation

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 251
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 7.3g
  • Saturated fat: 4.6g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1g
  • Protein: 11.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 34.1g
  • Fiber: 1.5g
  • Cholesterol: 22mg
  • Iron: 1.7mg
  • Sodium: 491mg
  • Calcium: 229mg
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