Jalapeño Popper Mac & Cheese
A one-pot meal with the flavours of a popular restaurant appetizer!
Perfectly Balance Your Plate
Serve with 1 cup veggies, your choice.
2 cups uncooked macaroni pasta
4 cups hot water
1 lb (450 g) ground chicken
1⁄3 cup milk, your choice
3 tbsp cream cheese
- In Multipurpose or Round Steamer, add pasta and water. Cover and microwave on high 10–12 min, or until tender. Meanwhile, slice jalapeños in half, lengthwise. Remove and discard seeds and pith. Finely dice jalapeños. Once pasta is cooked, strain and set aside.
- In same (unwashed) steamer, add chicken. Cover and microwave on high 4–5 min, or until cooked through. Use Ground Meat Separator to break up chunks. Carefully drain liquid from steamer.
- Add cooked pasta, jalapeños, seasoning, milk, and cream cheese to steamer. Stir until evenly mixed.
Per serving: Calories 460, Fat 18 g (Saturated 7 g, Trans 0.2 g), Cholesterol 120 mg, Sodium 440 mg, Carbohydrate 44 g (Fibre 3 g, Sugars 3 g), Protein 32 g.
Like it extra spicy? Don’t remove the seeds and pith from the jalapeños.
For a baked mac & cheese, top prepared dish with Crispy & Crunchy Coating Mix. Bake at 425° F 5 min, or until top is golden.