Mexican Mac & Cheese

By author photo Jenny Craig Team


Serves 1


1 Jenny Craig Macaroni & Cheese Spray oil
½ red onion, diced
½ red capsicum, diced
½ green capsicum, diced
½ tomato, diced
½ red chilli, finely chopped (optional)
1½ tsp taco seasoning
Fresh coriander and pickled jalapeño chilli to garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. Defrost Jenny Craig Macaroni & Cheese by warming in the microwave for 3 minutes. Set aside.
  3. Lightly spray a non-stick frypan with spray oil and place on medium heat. Add the red onion and cook for 2 minutes until softened but not browned. \
  4. Add the red and green capsicum, tomato and chilli to the frypan and cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Add the taco seasoning and cook for a further 1-2 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.
  5. Place the defrosted Jenny Craig Macaroni & Cheese and the vegetable mixture into a baking dish and stir to combine.
  6. Place the baking dish in the preheated oven for 15-25 minutes until heated through and golden on top.
  7. Serve topped with fresh coriander and pickled jalapeño chillis.

TIP: If you can find habanero chillis, use these in place of regular red chillis to give your dish a more authentic Mexican flavour.

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