Buffalo Chicken Mac & Cheese

  • Prep20 min.
  • Total25 min.
  • serv 4

" Penne pasta, canned chicken in Buffalo sauce, Cheddar cheese sauce, celery and blue cheese combine for a sassy mac & cheese that’s kid-friendly and simply irresistible! This recipe is so easy and delicious you’ll want to make it again and again!"

POSTED IN: Alfredo Sauce, Dinner, Quick & Easy


  • 5

    ounce (1/3 of a 1-pound package) cooked penne pasta, cooked and drained (about 3 cups cooked)

  • 1

    jar (14.5 ounces) Prego® Creamy Cheddar Cheese Sauce

  • 1

    can (9.75 ounces) Swanson® White Premium Chunk Chicken Breast with Rib Meat in Buffalo-Style Sauce, undrained

  • 1

    stalk celery, thinly sliced (about 1/2 cup)

  • 1/2

    cup crumbled blue cheese or shredded Monterey Jack cheese


    • 1

      Heat the penne, cheese sauce, chicken with sauce, celery and blue cheese in a 3-quart saucepan over medium heat for 5 minutes or until hot and bubbling, stirring often.

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Alternate Preparation: For baked mac & cheese, heat the oven to 400°F.  Stir all ingredients in an 8x8x2-inch baking dish.  Bake for 20 minutes or until the mixture is hot and bubbling.

Easy Substitution: You can substitute 1 can (9.75 ounces) Swanson® White Premium Chunk Chicken Breast, drained and 2 tablespoons cayenne pepper sauce for the chicken in buffalo style sauce.