Pioneer Woman's Not Your Granny’s Mac & Cheese

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 0 mins

From Pioneer Woman's blog. I haven't made this yet but it looks positively scrumptious! Please visit her blog for some mouth-watering pictures and recipes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil pasta until al dente.
  2. In a large skillet, add olive oil and saute garlic and vegetables over medium heat for a couple of minutes.
  3. Add in canned chilies and stir around, then turn off heat.
  4. Drain pasta and add it to skillet.
  5. Pour on cream, add cheese, then add salt and pepper to taste and stir gently.
  6. At the end, add 2 tablespoons butter and stir again. Check seasonings and serve.
  7. Serve with juicy steak, with grilled shrimp, chicken, or on its own. It’ll change your life for the better.


Most Helpful

I used a whole box of elbow macaroni, 1/4 cup of roasted red peppers and eliminated the corn. I used 2 cups of monterey jack cheese, and 1 1/4 cups of cream. So good!

Chef Boy R Lis August 29, 2012

Best Mac and Cheese ever! Sometimes I also add a diced plum tomato. Perfect with grilled ribs.

JHOmade August 08, 2011

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