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All the flavors of a favorite casserole come together in the comfort of mac and cheese. Serve King Ranch Chicken Mac and Cheese to your family, and it will become a quick favorite.

Recipe by Southern Living January 2012

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Recipe Summary

hands-on:
20 mins
total:
45 mins
Yield:
Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°. Prepare pasta according to package directions.

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  • 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. 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.

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