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Green Chile Mac & Cheese Recipe

Prep Time: 10 mins/ Cook time: 40 mins / serves 8-10

Is there any food more nostalgic than mac & cheese? It’s a dish most of us grew up on, and continue to love to this day. If sometimes you still find yourself craving big bowl, but want something a bit more sophisticated than Kraft - then this recipe is for you. It’s still as simple as the boxed mac & cheese of our childhoods, but with a green chile twist. The Green Chile Stew adds a mild kick and yummy, roasted flavor that will take your mac above and beyond. Make this Green Chile Mac for your next party and be the MVP!

plate of green chile stew mac and cheese


  •  1 lb. Velveeta or easy melt American cheese 
  • 1 jar Green Chile Stew
  • 1 lb. small elbow pasta
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1.5 cups shredded sharp cheddar 


  • On the stovetop or in the microwave, melt the Velveeta and Green Chile Stew in a large bowl. Stir once melted.
  • Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to package instructions
  • Once cooked, pour the drained pasta into the Green Chile & cheese mixture.
  • Add in the heavy cream and stir to combine.
  • Pour the Mac & Cheese into a 9x13 baking dish and top with the shredded cheese
  • Bake at 350 for 30-40 minutes, until cheese is melted and bubbling.
casserole dish of green chile stew mac and cheese

Enjoy the green chile mac & Cheese!

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