Yield: serves 4-6

Chicken Enchilada Mac and Cheese

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

This easy, stove top Chicken Enchilada Mac and Cheese is ready in 30 minutes and packed with flavor! The perfect weeknight dinner recipe!


  • 1 lb medium pasta shells, cooked and drained
  • 1 lb chicken, cooked and shredded
  • 2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 can (10 oz) red enchilada sauce
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 2 cups colby jack cheese, shredded


  1. In a large pot (or saucepan), heat cream, enchilada sauce, cumin and salt on medium heat. Whisking often, heat until mixture just begins to bubble.
  2. Reduce heat to medium low and add in cheese. Stir until smooth. Mix in the cooked chicken and the cooked noodles.
  3. Serve hot and enjoy immediately!

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 717Total Fat: 52gSaturated Fat: 29gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 19gCholesterol: 198mgSodium: 797mgCarbohydrates: 27gFiber: 2gSugar: 4gProtein: 35g

*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.

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