Hatch Mac Grilled Cheese

Yield: 12


3 lbs

Hatch Mac & Cheese (79501)

24 each

Texas toast ()

4 Tbsp

Butter ()

12 slices

Pickle, Slices ()

Hatch Mac Grilled Cheese


Prep Time: 30 minutes

Microwave Heating Instructions: Refrigerated

  1. Using a large spoon, scoop 12 oz. of Hatch Mac & Cheese in a Pyrex container or microwave safe bowl/container.
  2. Place a lid on the container, but do not press to seal. Microwave on high for 3 minutes.
  3. Remove and stir and heat for an additional 90 seconds.

NOTE: If a lid is not available, place a moist/damp paper towel over the container and heat.


Stovetop Heating Instructions: Frozen or Refrigerated

  1. Fill a soup pot or stockpot with water (halfway from the top).
  2. Place the pot on the stove and heat on high bringing the water to a boil.
  3. Add frozen or refrigerated Mac & Cheese pouch (if the water is at a raging boil, reduce to medium – high heat) to the boil water.
  4. If the Mac & Cheese was frozen, heat for 18 – 20 minutes 135°F or higher.
  5. If the Mac & Cheese was refrigerated, heat for 15 – 18 minutes 135°F or higher.



  1. Preheat skillet or griddle over medium-low heat.
  2. Add butter onto the griddle.
  3. Place 4 oz. of Mac & Cheese on a slice of bread.
  4. Top with second piece of bread and place the sandwich on the skillet/ griddle and cook until bread is golden and crisp.
  5. Flip and cook until golden on the other side.
  6. Garnish with pickle slices on the side.

*Information is compiled from multiple sources and may vary depending on the actual ingredients and prep methods used.