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Jalapeño Popper Mac & Cheese
Jalapeño Popper Mac & Cheese
20 min
4 servings
$2.02/serving

A one-pot meal with the flavours of a popular restaurant appetizer!


Ingredients
Preparation
  1. 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.  
  2. 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. 
  3. Add cooked pasta, jalapeños, seasoning, milk, and cream cheese to steamer. Stir until evenly mixed.   
Tips

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.

Perfectly Balance Your Plate

Serve with 1 cup veggies, your choice. 

Nutritional Information

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.

For over 27 years, Epicure has helped busy families put dinner on the table fast. We make it easy and affordable to cook delicious family favourites in 20 minutes or less. Our products are 100% gluten- and nut-free, and sugar and sodium-conscious—but they don't taste that way! Packed with flavour, on-trend, and featuring global faves, they make cooking dinner the easiest part of your day!  

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Jalapeño Popper Mac & Cheese
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Jalapeño Popper Mac & Cheese
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Ingredients
20 min
4 servings
$2.02/serving
Preparation
  1. 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.  
  2. 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. 
  3. Add cooked pasta, jalapeños, seasoning, milk, and cream cheese to steamer. Stir until evenly mixed.   
What you'll need
BEST SELLER
Mac & Cheese Seasoning (Pack of 3)Mac & Cheese Seasoning (Pack of 3)
Mac & Cheese Seasoning
(Pack of 3)
337 Reviews
$13.95
Round Steamer Round Steamer
Round Steamer
44 Reviews
$54.00
Multipurpose SteamerMultipurpose Steamer
Multipurpose Steamer
77 Reviews
$63.00
Ground Meat SeparatorGround Meat Separator
Ground Meat Separator
74 Reviews
$15.95
Crispy & Crunchy Coating Mix (Pack of 3)Crispy & Crunchy Coating Mix (Pack of 3)
Crispy & Crunchy Coating Mix
(Pack of 3)
98 Reviews
$13.95
Tips

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.

Perfectly Balance Your Plate

Serve with 1 cup veggies, your choice. 

Nutritional Information

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.

For over 27 years, Epicure has helped busy families put dinner on the table fast. We make it easy and affordable to cook delicious family favourites in 20 minutes or less. Our products are 100% gluten- and nut-free, and sugar and sodium-conscious—but they don't taste that way! Packed with flavour, on-trend, and featuring global faves, they make cooking dinner the easiest part of your day!  

Learn more about the Good Food Movement →