Festive Macaroni and Cheese

READY IN: 1hr 45mins
Recipe by Sierra Silver

It looks like something from Christmas, tastes like something from summer, and makes you feel like you're over at grandma's. This is a nice, healthy, flavorful macaroni. Feel free to add a bit of shredded chicken if you feel like it.

Top Review by Rennug

To start, I followed the step by step to the tee, guessed at the temp. at 375 and put it all into a 9x13 pan. Too much for the pan and had to take alot out, 2 cups of bread crumbs? you obviously guessed at that amount because that was way too much, and in the end, it tasted like @&$%.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large skillet, sauté scallions, bell pepper, and jalapeno until softened; drain.
  2. Cook macaroni just until al dente, 8-10 minutes.
  3. In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat.
  4. Add flour; whisk while cooking, and cook until smooth and lightly browned.
  5. Whisk in evaporated milk, milk, and spices; stir until thickened.
  6. Stir in American cheese; allow to melt thoroughly. Add cheddar in one-cup increments, melting thoroughly between additions.
  7. Mix sauce with vegetables and pasta; add to greased 13 x 9 inch pan.
  8. Top with breadcrumbs.
  9. Bake, uncovered, at 350 F 40-45 minutes or until hot and bubbly.

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