Buffalo Mac n Cheese

    Texas Pete® Buffalo Mac and Cheese

    Ingredients

    • 12 oz. thick-cut bacon
    • 1 Tbsp. oil
    • ½ to 1 C panko breadcrumbs
    • ½ C Texas Pete® Buffalo Wing Sauce
    • 1-2 Tbsp. dijon mustard
    • 2 (12 oz.) cans evaporated milk
    • 2 Tbsp. cornstarch
    • 1 (16 oz.) pkg. shredded cheese
    • 5 oz. crumbled blue cheese
    • 1 (16 oz.) box pasta shells, cooked according to directions
    • 1 small rotisserie chicken, shredded and skin removed
    • ¼ cup chopped green onions

    Directions

    Who doesn’t love mac & cheese? And with the addition of buttery, spicy Texas Pete® Buffalo Wing Sauce, bacon, blue cheese, and chicken, it’s even more irresistible.

    1. Cut bacon into bite-size pieces and fry until crisp. Set aside on a paper towel to drain (reserve some for topping).

    2. Heat oil in a small frying pan on medium-high, and when oil starts to bubble, add breadcrumbs. Make sure to keep the oil hot, almost smoking, to keep the breadcrumbs from getting greasy. Stir constantly for about 3-4 minutes until golden brown. Set aside on paper towel until ready to serve.

    3. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, add Texas Pete® Buffalo Wing Sauce, dijon mustard, and evaporated milk and whisk until combined and smooth.

    4. In a separate bowl, mix the cornstarch with the shredded cheese and toss to thoroughly coat, then add to saucepan and stir to combine.

    5. Add the blue cheese, stirring constantly, until all the cheese is melted and the sauce is smooth.

    6. Add cooked pasta, shredded chicken, and bacon to sauce and combine.

    7. Sprinkle mac and cheese with reserved bacon, toasted breadcrumbs, and green onions. Serve hot.

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