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Creamy mac n' cheese cooked with flavorful green chiles to add even more flavor and a little bit of a kick.

Cooking Instructions

Step 1:

Set time. Cook in slow cooker on LOW for 2-3 hours [thawed] or 3-4 hours [frozen].

Step 2:

Thirty minutes before meal is done cooking, boil water and cook elbow noodles. Drain water, then add elbow noodles to Green Chile Mac n' Cheese.

Step 3:

Serve as desired.

Slow Cooker (Crockpot) Sizes

The size of your crockpot can affect the outcome of your meal. If your crockpot is smaller than what we recommend, you may need to cook your meal a little longer. If it’s larger than what we recommend you may need to shorten the cooking time. You will need to keep a close eye on the chicken as it cooks. Here are the crockpot sizes we recommend for each meal size to help cook your meals just right:

Smaller Portion (SP) - 3-Quart Crockpot
Regular Portion (RP) - 4-Quart Crockpot
Bigger Portion (BP) - 6-Quart Crockpot

Pressure Cooker (InstantPot) Cooking Instructions

Though Beehive Meals are primarily designed to be cooked within a slow cooker (Crockpot), many of our meals can be cooked in a Pressure Cooker (InstantPot). Please reference our Pressure Cooker Instructions in the helpful links below.

Troubleshooting and Helpful Links:

Pressure Cooker (InstantPot) Cooking Instructions
How to avoid tough, rubbery, or even chewy chicken in your slow cooker
5 Tips to Help Get to Know your Slow Cooker

Serving Suggestions

This mac n' cheese is so delicious, everybody will be asking for seconds. Keep it simple and serve it as is with a side of veggies and garlic bread. Or take it one step further and transfer the Green Chile Mac n' Cheese to a baking dish, cover with pepperjack and/or monterey jack cheese, then sprinkle with bread crumbs, and broil in oven until cheese is melted and breadcrumbs are slightly toasted. 

This meal comes with prepackaged elbow noodles, but you can switch it up and use any of your favorite pastas! Some of our favorite noodles to use in place of elbow noodles for mac n' cheese are cavatappi, farfalle, medium shells, large elbow noodles, rotini noodles, radiatori, or more! 

Nutritional Information

INGREDIENTS: elbow pasta [durum wheat semolina, niacin, iron, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid], milk, cheddar cheese [pasteurized milk, cheese culture, salt, enzymes, annatto color, potato starch, natamycin], green chiles, heavy cream [cream, carrageenan, mono and diglycerides] cream cheese [pasteurized milk and cream, salt, carob bean gum, cheese culture], butter [pasteurized cream, natural flavorings], spices.

CONTAINS: WHEAT, DAIRY.

Allergen Disclaimer: This product is manufactured in a facility that processes soy, dairy, wheat, tree nuts, shell fish, fish, peanuts, and eggs and may contain traces of these products.