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Mac and Cheese with Salsa Verde |

Mac ‘n Cheese with Salsa Verde

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


Change up your mac and cheese with this salsa verde kick.



  • 1 boneless, skinless chicken breast, cooked and shredded
  • 1/2 pound macaroni
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 cup pepper jack cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup salsa verde


  1. Cook pasta to al dente. Drain and reserve.
  2. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat, sprinkle in flour, and whisk 1 minute. Whisk in milk and season with salt and pepper. Let thicken to coat the back of a spoon. Melt the cheeses into the sauce.
  3. Fold the cheese sauce into the macaroni. Add the chicken and the salsa verde and stir to combine all ingredients.

Recipe Notes:

adapted from The Rachael Ray Show

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