Chicken Chile Mac 'n Cheese

Chicken Chile Mac 'n Cheese

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 Anaheim chile peppers, diced
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 2 1/4 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 (1 pound) box macaroni pasta, cooked
  • 8 ounces grilled chicken breast, diced
  • 1 (6 ounce) can California Black Ripe Olives, whole, pitted
  • 1/2 cup Japanese style panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika

Instructions

  1. Heat butter in a large saucepan over medium heat until melted and foamy.
  2. Stir in peppers and garlic and cook for 2 minutes.
  3. Whisk in flour and cook for 1-2 more minutes until smooth and golden.
  4. Whisk in chicken broth, a half cup at a time, until smooth and bring to a boil.
  5. Turn heat down to simmer and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  6. Stir in cheese and remove from heat.
  7. Add pasta, chicken and California Ripe Olives and pour into a lightly greased 9- x 13-inch baking dish.
  8. Top with breadcrumbs, sprinkle with paprika and bake in a 400 degree F oven for 15-20 minutes.

Yield: 8 servings

Nutritional Analysis Per Serving: Calories 340, Fat 6g, Cholesterol 10mg, Sodium 670mg, Carbohydrate 51g, Protein 17g, Calories from fat 17%

Recipe and photo used with permission from: California Olive Committee.

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