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4 from 2 votes

Spicy Southwest Mac & Cheese

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Comfort Food, Side Dish, Vegetarian
Cuisine: American


  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 9.9 oz jar Robert's Reserve® Southwest Dip, bought at H.E.B.
  • 3 Tbsp diced jalapeños
  • 1 lb Velveeta®, cubed
  • 16 oz box Rotini pasta
  • 1/2 cup sharp cheddar, grated
  • Optional: green onions, cilantro for topping


  • Cook pasta according to package directions, drain.
  • While pasta is cooking, using a large saucepan, bring heavy cream and southwest dip to a boil. 
  • As soon as it starts to boil, add Velveeta and jalapeños to milk mixture, stir until melted. 
  • Spoon pasta into cheese mixture, stir and spoon into serving bowls.
  • Top with grated cheese, green onions and cilantro. Enjoy!


Recipe adapted from Lisa, our friend, at H.E.B and the Cooking Connection. 


Serving: 0g | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 0mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg