Jalapeno Mac & Cheese

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READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by AmyZoe

Nothing better than fresh jalapenos in your mac and cheese. Pure comfort food.

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Directions

  1. Boil the pasta until al dente, according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cool water to stop the cooking and drain. Return to the pan you boiled it in and set aside.
  2. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter.
  3. Add the flour, dry mustard, salt, and pepper. Whisk constantly over medium heat for about 3 minutes.
  4. Continue stirring with the whisk and slowly pour into the milk.
  5. Whisk frequently for about 5 minutes, and then constantly for another 5 minutes or so, until the sauce heats and thickens.
  6. Remove from heat and stir in 1 cup of the smoked cheddar, 1 cup of the medium cheddar, jalapeno peppers, and tabasco sauce, stirring until the sauce has melted.
  7. Pour the cheese sauce over the pasta and toss gently until coated.
  8. Add half the noodles to a 2 quart casserole and sprinkle on half the remaining cheeses.
  9. Add the remaining pasta and sprinkle on remaining cheese.
  10. Bake at 375 for 25 to 30 minutes or until bubbly and golden brown.

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