Nacho Macaroni and Cheese Casserole

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A macaroni and cheese recipe with Hunt's Tomatoes, hot dogs, nacho jalapeno slices, Kraft Parmesan and cilantro for a Hispanic twist. Recipe Source: Kraft Foods, Inc. Kraft® is a registered trademark of Kraft Foods, Inc.

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups reduced fat (2%) milk
  • 2 cups shredded Mexican blend cheese
  • 4 cups cooked elbow macaroni
  • 1 can (14.5 oz each) Hunt's® Diced Tomatoes, drained
  • 5 hot dogs, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
  • 1/4 cup nacho jalapeño pepper slices, drained
  • 1/4 cup Kraft® Grated Parmesan Cheese, divided
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Melt butter in large saucepan on medium heat. Whisk in flour; cook and stir 5 minutes. Gradually whisk in milk; cook and stir 10 minutes or until thickened. Add shredded cheese; cook 5 minutes more or until melted, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
  3. Add cooked macaroni, drained tomatoes, hot dogs, nacho slices and 2 tablespoons Parmesan; mix lightly. Stir in egg.
  4. Spoon into 2-qt casserole sprayed with cooking spray; top with remaining 2 tablespoons Parmesan.
  5. Bake 20 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with cilantro.
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Annette October 02, 2016

Awesome recipe! Hot Dogs and Mac and Cheese where made to be together!

Terry October 14, 2014

You people obviously are not from New England. We have been putting hot dogs in macaroni and cheese for years. It is delicious. Don't knock something until you have tried it.

Hot dogs lol September 07, 2014

Yeah, the hot dogs did me in as well. No thanks.

Sausee July 18, 2014

Hot dogs? Really? I don't think I'll be back to your website for recipes.