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Baked Buffalo Mac and Cheese

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2 to 4 servings
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It's Baked Buffalo Mac & Cheese time! Using the #bakedfetapasta method, we're combining our Chipotle Havarti and Buttermilk Blue® cheeses with shredded chicken, buffalo sauce, milk, and cream cheese for a delicious 30-minute pasta dish.

Recipe by: MacKenzie Smith, Grilled Cheese Social

Ingredients

  • 1 pound pasta shells
  • 2 cups shredded chicken
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1/2 cup buffalo sauce, plus more for serving

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Prepare pasta al dente according to package directions. Reserve 1 cup of pasta water, then strain and set aside. 
  3. Add chicken, milk, buffalo sauce, and salt to a baking dish, and stir. Add Chipotle Havarti and Buttermilk Blue cheeses, and cream cheese on top. Bake 25 minutes, then remove from the oven. Stir until cheese is combined.
  4. Add strained pasta, and gently toss until everything is coated in the creamy cheese sauce. If the sauce looks dry, add 1/4 cup of pasta water at a time and stir until desired consistency is reached.
  5. Be sure to taste one last time, and add more salt and pepper, if needed. 
  6. Plate and finish with more buffalo sauce, if desired.