When Easy Mac is the only meal you have the time and money for, you’re bound to get sick of it. Next time you need a quick snack or are feeling innovative after a night out, just throw in some pre-made queso with your mac and cheese and you’ve got yourself an original work of art. This, my friends, is queso mac and cheese.

Queso Mac and Cheese

  • Prep Time:4 minutes
  • Cook Time:4 minutes
  • Total Time:8 minutes
  • Servings:1
  • Easy


  • 1 package Easy Mac
  • 3 tablespoon Queso
  • Water
  • Tortilla chips (optional)
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  • Step 1

    Open your beloved Easy Mac. Take out the cheese packet and save it for later.

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  • Step 2

    Fill water to the line.

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  • Step 3

    Microwave for 3 minutes.

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  • Step 4

    Add a few spoonfuls (depending on how cheesy you’re feeling) of pre-made queso.

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  • Step 5

    Microwave for another 30-45 seconds.

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  • Step 6

    Stir it up and enjoy.

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