Tex Mex Macaroni and Cheese with Chicken Recipe

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Submitted by nalgenefiend351

Makes 2 servings



Spicy Mac n'Cheese with some extra protein

Recipe Ingredients for Tex Mex Macaroni and Cheese with Chicken

1 1/2 cups chicken breast
1/2 tbs olive oil
2 jalapeno peppers
22 1/2 oz macaroni and cheese
1 cup diced tomatoes
2 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp cayenne powder

Recipe Directions for Tex Mex Macaroni and Cheese with Chicken

  1. Saute cubed chicken and sliced peppers.

  2. Prepare macaroni and cheese as usual.

  3. Once chicken is cooked, mix in drained tomatoes and spices. Cook until heated through.

  4. Drain excess liquid, and combine chicken with macaroni.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish, American-Southwestern, Broil, Saute

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 526.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
574
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.6g
24%
Saturated Fat
4.8g
24%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
121mg
40%
Sodium
1235mg
51%
Potassium
547mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
56.3g
19%
Dietary Fiber
6.3g
25%
Sugars
12.8g
Protein
50.3g
Vitamin A 39% Vitamin C 23%
Calcium 29% Iron 19%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • High in niacin
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