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Try This Cheesy Southwest Mac & Cheese


Recently my friend made this Southwest Mac & Cheese and invited my family over to have dinner. I have to tell you that after eating this, I had to make this myself.  It is cheesy, has the southwest flavors, and of course bacon.  I love my bacon.  Putting bacon and cheese together makes a perfect dish, no matter what it may be.

Try This Cheesy Southwest Mac & Cheese

Cooking this in a cast iron skillet makes it all the better. The seasoning of the cast iron seems to bring out the flavors. Doesn’t this dish look delicious? I think so! We made this and had a few other fixing’s to go along with this dish.

Try This Cheesy Southwest Mac & Cheese

This Southwest Mac & Cheese is all homemade. This is not just a box of Mac and Cheese with other ingredients added. Each ingredient is added with macaroni noodles. I really think that you will enjoy this dish if you like Mac & Cheese. Especially homemade Mac & Cheese.

Try This Cheesy Southwest Mac & Cheese

Have you made a homemade Mac & Cheese Dish of your own before? My mom is passed away now, but when she was here with us she would always make the best Mac & Cheese dish. This Southwest Mac & Cheese is second best to my moms. Of course, I am partial. Moms always make the best food right? Anyhow, I hope that you will try this amazing Mac & Cheese dish because it is creamy and delicious.

Try This Cheesy Southwest Mac & Cheese

Give this Southwest Mac & Cheese recipe a try. Once you do, you will find yourself making this more times than not. Family and friends will be requesting that you make this for them or for Holiday get-togethers. The easy recipe below is provided four your convenience. All the seasonings and flavors will be throughout this dish. I hope that you will enjoy this dish as much as my family and friends do.

Cheesy Southwest Mac & Cheese

Jenn Worden

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 C
  • 1 ½ C whole milk
  • 4 tsp. all-purpose flour
  • ¼ C unsalted butter
  • 1 C goat`milk cheese
  • 1 C gruyere
  • ½ medium red bell pepper, chopped
  • ½ medium orange bell pepper, chopped
  • ½ medium yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 4 slices bacon, crisp cooked and crumbled
  • 8 oz elbow macaroni, cooked and drained
  • 1 TBSP Southwest seasoning

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Combine the milk, butter, seasoning and flour to a pot on medium-high.
  • Stir often until the mixture thickens.
  • Add in the cheese, whisking until blended.
  • Slowly add in the crumbled bacon mixing until combined.
  • Add the chopped peppers to the cooked macaroni, stir to mix well.
  • Stir in the cheese and bacon mixture to the macaroni.
  • Spray the cast iron skillet with cooking spray.
  • Add the macaroni and cheese mixture.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes/until the top is slightly browned.

Jenn Worden


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