Chicken Cheesy Mac


Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish: 40 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
  • 1     package (12.6-ounce) Old World Italian Macaroni & Cheese Dinner with Parmesan & Romano Cheese Sauce, Kraft® Homestyle Deluxe
  • 4     ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1⁄2     cup milk
  • 1⁄2     teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1⁄4     teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2     cups frozen sliced carrots
  • 11⁄2     cups diced rotisserie chicken
  • 1⁄4     cup plain bread crumbs
  • 1⁄4     cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2     tablespoons butter, melted


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Remove bread crumb topping from Macaroni & Cheese Dinner; save for another use.
  2. In a large saucepan, bring 6 cups of water to a boil. Stir in macaroni and cook for 7 minutes, stirring occasionally. Drain.
  3. In a medium microwave-safe bowl, combine contents of cheese sauce pouch, cream cheese, milk, garlic salt, and pepper. Microwave on high for 11⁄2 to 2 minutes or until sauce is smooth, stirring every 20 seconds.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, combine macaroni, carrots, and chicken. Fold in sauce and stir until well mixed. Transfer to a 2-quart casserole dish.
  5. In a small bowl, stir together bread crumbs, Parmesan, and melted butter; sprinkle on casserole. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden and bubbling.

1 Comment (+add yours?)

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    Mar 27, 2011 @ 16:59:58

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