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Spicy Mac & Cheese with Chicken

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8 servings

Spice up classic mac and cheese with tomato jalapeño sauce and layer with chicken to make this family-pleasing weeknight casserole.

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  • Prepare Dinners in large saucepan as directed on package. Meanwhile, heat dressing in large skillet on medium heat. Add chicken and half the onions; cook 5 to 8 min. or until chicken is done, stirring frequently.
  • Heat oven to 350ºF. Spoon Dinners into 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray. Top with chicken mixture. Blend tomatoes and jalapeño pepper in blender until smooth; spread over chicken mixture. Top with cheddar; cover.
  • Bake 30 min. or until casserole is heated through, uncovering after 25 min. Top with cilantro and remaining onions.


Prepare Dinners using the Light Prep directions, and substituting KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Cheddar Cheese for the cheddar cheese.

Special Extra

Top each serving with a dollop of BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream.


  • 8 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings
Calories 480
Total fat 19g
Saturated fat 6g
Cholesterol 75mg
Sodium 810mg
Carbohydrate 40g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 4g
Protein 29g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 20 %DV
Vitamin C 15 %DV
Calcium 25 %DV
Iron 10 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Ratings & Reviews

Rated 3 out of 5 by from This is a good dinner when you have limited food in the pantry ! This is a good dinner when you have limited food in the pantry !! I would tone down on the amount of mac n cheese and add more chicken, but still the whole family loved it. ( I omitted the onions )
Date published: 2010-06-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from the onions are a little overwhelming the onions are a little overwhelming
Date published: 2010-04-30
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