Buffalo Mac & Cheese
This Buffalo Mac and Cheese recipe can be on your table in 20 minutes! This recipe is spicy stove top mac and cheese meets hamburger helper for the BEST comfort food that is a meal-in-one! It boasts a rich, creamy, cheesy sauce spiked with Buffalo Sauce, layers of spices, cream cheese, sharp cheddar and mozzarella for the ultimate creamy, cheesy sauce with completely customizable heat – WITHOUT making a roux, heavy cream or butter! I’ve included instructions on how to make this Buffalo Mac and Cheese recipe lighter, how to customize, how to make ahead and how to freeze – because you are going to want to make this buffalo mac and cheese ALL the time.
Make sure the pasta is short of al dente so it doesn’t seep up the sauce or get mushy when reheated.
TO REHEAT ON THE STOVE:
TO REHEAT IN THE OVEN:
You can reheat Buffalo Mac and Cheese in an oven proof skillet or transfer to a 9×13 baking dish.
This Buffalo Mac and Cheese freezes better than many dairy-based pastas because of the use of creamed corn instead of heavy cream. That being said, there is always the disclaimer that the cheese sauce can become a little grainy. So freeze expecting delicious, just not creamy perfection.