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buffalo chicken mac and cheese
Baked Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins
Baked Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese takes a traditional dish and adds a kick of spice to it. Gluten free pasta with creamy homemade cheddar and Parmesan cheese sauce, mixed with spicy buffalo chicken. Best of all, it's easy to make! It's also the perfect recipe for using up leftover rotisserie chicken.
Servings: 8 servings
Author: Dishing Delish
  • 3 cups gluten free penne pasta
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese shredded
  • 2 cups cooked chicken chopped
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup buffalo sauce
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp gluten free all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
For the Topping
  • 2/3 cup plain gluten free breadcrumbs
  • 4 tbsp butter melted
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 13x9-inch baking dish.

  2. Cook macaroni according to package directions until just al dente. 

  3. In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Gradually whisk in salt, pepper, and flour. Continuously whisk until smooth. 

  4. Slowly add milk and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and whisk until sauce begins to thicken. 

  5. Add buffalo sauce and stir to combine.

  6. Stir in cheddar and Parmesan cheese. Mix until cheese is completely melted, 1-2 minutes. 

  7. Add macaroni and chicken to baking dish. Pour sauce over macaroni and stir to combine all ingredients. 

For the Topping
  1. Stir together melted butter and breadcrumbs. Sprinkle evenly over macaroni.

  2. Bake uncovered for 30-35 minutes, or until topping is golden brown.