Baked Mac-and-Cheese with Tomatoes, Peas and Chicken


… 1 box macaroni-and-cheese
… 1/2 cup milk
… 1/2 cup shredded cheddar or Italian cheese
… 1 tablespoon flour
… 1 (12.5-ounce) can chicken, drained and shredded with a fork
… 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes, drained and rinsed
… 1/2 cup frozen peas, thawed and drained
… 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
… Pepper, to taste
… 1/4 cup bread crumbs or crushed crackers


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Prepare macaroni-and-cheese as directed on the package.
  3. Once prepared, return the macaroni-and-cheese to low heat. Add milk, cheese and flour, and stir until combined.
  4. Add in chicken, tomatoes, peas and seasonings. Stir until combined.
  5. Pour into a greased casserole dish or 8×8” baking pan. Top with bread crumbs or crushed crackers.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes. To brown the bread crumbs, broil for 3 minutes or until the top is golden-brown.

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