Thursday, June 7, 2012

Chipotle Macaroni and Cheese

Macaroni and Cheese is by far my favorite comfort food but I am always looking for different versions of this classic dish. This chipotle mac and cheese was a great twist. It was really creamy and smoky with a touch of heat. I will definitely make this again!

Chipotle Macaroni and Cheese
8 ounces elbow or corkscrew pasta
2 cup shredded cheese ( I used sharp cheddar)
1 adobe pepper chopped, along with 2 tsp of sauce ( you can of course adjust this to your liking)
1 cup heavy cream or half and half (you can also use milk if you want a lighter version)
2 tablespoons butter

In a large sauce pan bring pasta to a rolling boil. Add macaroni and cook 7-8 minutes or until al dente. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan melt butter, then add chiptole pepper and sauce, cook 1 minute. Add cream and cook until mixture is thickened and bubbly. Slowly stir in cheese. Add pasta to cheese mixture and evenly coat. Serve immediately. Enjoy!


  1. Stopping in from the hop and I have to say that all of your recipes look divine!

    New GFC Follower, though I may have to keep it secret from my hubby, seeing that he is a die hard Cubs fan, he may not like me fraternizing with a fan of the enemy lol :)

    Have a great weekend!
    Theresa’s Mixed Nuts

  2. It is Food on Friday time at Carole’s Chatter. This week it is all about cheese. It would be great if you would link this post in to Food on Friday

    1. Great that you linked in, thanks.
      Have a great week


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