Easy stovetop macaroni and cheese with a spicy Southwestern kick!
Course: Main Course
Keyword: Cheese, Dinner, Pasta
6ozpastaroughly 2 cups dry
3Tbspall purpose flour
1/3Cgreen bell pepperchopped
1/2Cblack beansdrained and rinsed well
3ozGoudaroughly 1C shredded and packed
3ozPepper Jack cheeseroughly 1C shredded and packed
1/2tspground black pepper
Cook pasta according to manufacturer's directions.
Meanwhile, sauté peppers in 1 Tbsp butter (or olive oil) over medium heat, until tender. Transfer to a clean bowl, set aside.
In a large saucepan, melt butter and whisk in flour until smooth. Pour in warm milk while whisking continuously. Continue whisking until mixture is combined. Bring to a low boil, then reduce heat. Season with spices and mix in cheese until melted, stirring frequently. When cheese is completely melted, stir in sautéed peppers, corn, rinsed black beans and drained pasta. Continue cooking for an additional 1-2 minutes to heat corn and black beans through.
Adjust spices and amount of jalapeño to create your desired level of spice and heat.An original recipe from Baked by Rachel
Spicy Southwestern Stovetop Macaroni and Cheese - https://www.bakedbyrachel.com/spicy-southwestern-stovetop-macaroni-and-cheese/