Mild Hatch Green Chili Mac & Cheese

Mild Hatch Green Chili Mac & Cheese

Recipe Serves


Recipe Prep Time

Prep Time:
30 minutes

Recipe Total Time

Total Time:
50 minutes

Recipe Equipment

9 x 13 baking dish


2 8-oz packages Simple Root Salsa Con Queso

8 oz Cavatappi pasta cooked according to package directions

1 cup chopped roasted hatch chilies (canned, fresh, or frozen)

1/2 medium yellow onion, diced

2 tbs olive oil

1 cups dairy-free heavy whipping cream alternative

2 cups plant-based cheddar cheese

1/4 cup bread crumbs


Preheat oven to 400 F degrees

Spray a 9x13 pan with pan-release spray.

Step 1

In a large pan saute the onion with the olive oil over medium heat for 3-4

minutes or until translucent. Add the hatch chilies and cook for an

additional minute. Stir in the heavy cream and salsa con queso and stir

until smooth and the mixture is heated through. Remove from heat and stir

in the cheese and cooked pasta.

Step 2

Transfer the mixture to the prepared baking dish. Evenly top with the

breadcrumbs and bake for 20 minutes or until bubbling.

Note: Feel free to substitute your favorite pasta such as gluten-free, or

whole wheat. Smaller pasta shapes may require less sauce.