Recipes and Cooking Hatch Chile Mac 'N' Cheese Be the first to rate & review! Recipe excerpted from Food Between Friends by Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Julie Tanous. Together, Julie and Jesse developed a stove-top mac and cheese that marries her clean-out-the-fridge version with Jesse's first love: spicy and slightly sweet Hatch green chiles. By Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Julie Tanous Published on April 10, 2021 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Eva Kolenko Total Time: 30 mins Servings: 8 Yield: 10 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients Kosher salt 1 pound elbow macaroni or other short pasta 2 teaspoon grapeseed or canola oil 4 tablespoon (1/2 stick) unsalted butter 1 large shallot, finely chopped (about 1/2 cup) 1 small onion, finely chopped (1/2 cup) 6 garlic cloves, minced 2 tablespoon minced jalapeno chile (seeded, if desired) 4 tablespoon all-purpose flour 4 cup whole milk, warm 2 cup freshly grated Monterey Jack cheese (8 ounces) ½ cup freshly grated pepper Jack cheese (2 ounces) 3 4 ounce cans diced Hatch green chiles, drained 1 teaspoon dried Mexican oregano Freshly ground black pepper Directions Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add macaroni and cook until al dente, 7 to 9 minutes. Drain, transfer to a large bowl, and toss with the oil to keep macaroni from sticking. In a large saucepan melt butter over medium. Add shallot, onion, garlic, and jalapeno; cook, stirring, until softened, about 3 minutes. Stir in flour and cook until toasty. about 2 minutes. Slowly pour in warm milk, whisking constantly. Bring to a simmer and cook, stirring frequently, until sauce begins to thicken, 3 to 5 minutes. Add the cheeses in two additions and stir until melted. The sauce will start to thicken to the consistency of queso. Remove pan from heat and stir in green chiles, oregano, a pinch of salt, and some freshly ground black pepper. Add macaroni and stir until well coated. Serve immediately. Serves 8. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 521 Calories 23g Fat 59g Carbs 22g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 521 % Daily Value * Total Fat 23g 29% Saturated Fat 13g 65% Cholesterol 59mg 20% Sodium 541mg 24% Total Carbohydrate 59g 21% Total Sugars 10g Protein 22g Vitamin C 5.5mg 28% Calcium 422mg 32% Iron 1.4mg 8% Potassium 383mg 8% Folate, total 35.2mcg Vitamin B-12 0.8mcg Vitamin B-6 0.2mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.