Spicy Mac and Cheese

A twist on mac and cheese combining spicy and salty, with a dash of sweetness.

1 cupUncooked macaroni
2 teaspoonsSalt
4 ounces (about 1 cup, packed)Sharp cheese, shredded
2 tablespoonsCowboy BBQ Sweet and Spicy Jalape´┐Żo Relish
½ cupMilk
½ teaspoonSalt


Drop macaroni with salt into 3 cups rapidly boiling water. Bring back to rapid boil.

Cook, stirring constantly, for 3 minutes.

Cover with a tight-fitting lid, remove from heat, and let stand 10 minutes. Rinse with hot water. Drain.

Heat oven to 350.

Place alternativing layers of macaroni, cheese, and jalape´┐Żo relish in greased 1-quart baking dish. Sprinkle each layer with the salt and pepper. Add milk.

Sprinkle the top with paprika.

Bake 35 to 45 minutes, until golden brown on top.

Makes 4 servings.

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