Hot Sauce Mac ‘n’ Cheese

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Hot Sauce Mac and cheese

  • 35 min0
  • Serves 4


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C; Lightly grease an ovenproof dish with butter.
  2. In a large pot of boiling, salted water cook the pasta al dente as per packet instructions, drain and set aside.
  3. In a medium pot, over a medium heat, melt the butter. Add the flour and stir for 1 minute. 
  4. Slowly begin to add the milk and spices (onion, salt, pepper, ground mustard and garlic) in while constantly stirring. Continue to stir until the mixture thickens, this will take about 5 minutes.
  5. Remove the pot from the heat and stir in the cheese, sour cream and cream cheese until it is all fully melted.
  6. Add in the Cali Cali hot sauce and stir.
  7. Toss the cooked macaroni pasta through the sauce & transfer into the ovenproof dish.
  8. Sprinkle a small amount of grated cheese on top and place into the oven to cook for 15 minutes (until crispy on top).  
  9. Serve and enjoy


Top Tip: When serving dash some more Cali Cali hot sauce over the top for an extra bite.

You can cook this as a family comfort dinner or as a tasty side at a barbecue!


  • 4 tablespoons Cali Cali Tijuana Hot Sauce
  • 185g dry macaroni pasta
  • 1 ½ tablespoons butter (35g)
  • 1 ½ tablespoons plain flour (20g)
  • 250ml Low fat milk
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon wholegrain mustard
  • 60g light cream cheese 
  • 85g shredded mozzarella
  • 60g shredded reduced fat cheddar cheese
  • 50g light sour cream


MACROS - Per Serving

  • Calories – 454
  • Fat – 20g
  • (of which saturates 7.7g)
  • Carbs – 53g
  • (of which sugars 3.2g)
  • Protein – 16g
  • Salt 1.7g
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