Firehouse Mac & Cheese

4-6 servings
Cook Time
Find unexpected flavors in this fiery mac & cheese made with Roth’s Ultimate Firehouse shred blends.


  • ½ pound pasta
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 clove garlic, mined
  • ½ medium onion, finely diced
  • ⅓ cup poblano pepper, finely diced
  • 2 tablespoons roasted red pepper, finely chopped
  • ½ cup chorizo sausage, diced
  • 1½ cup half and half
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1½ cups Roth® Ultimate Firehouse shred blends


  1. Cook pasta al dente, drain and set aside.
  2. Heat 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat; add butter, garlic, onion, poblano and roasted red pepper and sauté 3 minutes until softened.
  3. Add chorizo and continue to sauté until sausage releases its seasoned oils, approx. 2 minutes.
  4. Combine half and half and cornstarch in a separate bowl.
  5. Reduce heat to medium, stir in half and half mixture and bring to light simmer until sauce slightly thickens.
  6. Slowly add Roth® Firehouse Ultimate Blends and continue to stir until fully melted.
  7. Stir in cooked pasta and heat thoroughly.
  8. Serve immediately for a creamy pasta dish or spoon into baking dish and bake at 425° F until golden and bubbly, approx. 12-15 minutes.