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Spicy Baked Mac & Cheese with Pearl Onions

Spicy Baked Mac & Cheese with Pearl Onions


Everyone loves mac and cheese, but this recipe has just a kick of spice.  Great as a side dish, and leftovers make a terrific hot lunch at work.

serves 12 people


cost per recipe: $4.33

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  • 8

    ounces (about 2 cups) cooked elbow macaroni, cooked and drained

  • 8

    ounces frozen pearl onionsor peeled fresh pearl onions

  • 1

    can (10 3/4 ounces) Campbell's® Condensed Fiesta Nacho Cheese Soup

  • 1 1/3

    cups milk

  • 4

    tablespoons butter

  • 1/2

    cup Pace® Picante Sauce - Medium

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How to Make It

Step 1

Heat the oven to 350°F.  Place the macaroni and onions into a large bowl.

Step 2

Stir the soup, milk and 3 tablespoons butter in a 1-quart saucepan.  Heat over medium heat for 5 minutes or until the mixture is hot and smooth, whisking occasionally.

Step 3

Pour the soup mixture over the macaroni and onions.  Stir in the picante sauce and mix well.

Step 4

Butter a 2-quart baking dish with the remaining butter.  Pour the macaroni mixture into the baking dish.  Cover the baking dish with foil.

Step 5

Bake for 30 minutes or until the macaroni mixture is hot.

Recipe Tips

  • Ingredient Note: To peel fresh pearl onions, plunge the onions into boiling water for 1 minute, then drain and transfer to a bowl of ice water.  The skins will loosen, making them easy to peel once the root end is trimmed off.

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Made With
Pace® Picante Sauce - Medium

Pace® Picante Sauce - Medium

Campbell's® Condensed Fiesta Nacho Cheese Soup

Campbell's® Condensed Fiesta Nacho Cheese Soup


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