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Spicy Southwest Mac & Cheese

Course Comfort Food, Side Dish, Vegetarian
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 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


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, drain.

  2. While pasta is cooking, using a large saucepan, bring heavy cream and southwest dip to a boil. 

  3. As soon as it starts to boil, add Velveeta and jalapeños to milk mixture, stir until melted. 

  4. Spoon pasta into cheese mixture, stir and spoon into serving bowls.

  5. Top with grated cheese, green onions and cilantro. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

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