Add the elbow macaroni, water, butter, and salt to a 4-qt Dutch oven. Cover and place on top of a small bed of coals or embers. Place 10-15 coals on top of the Dutch oven. Cook for about 10 minutes, until the pasta is tender and most (but not all) of the liquid has been absorbed.
Carefully remove the Dutch oven from the campfire and set aside the lid.
Stir in the shredded cheese, mustard, and garlic powder and add more salt if needed.
Serve in bowls or on a plate, and top with crushed jalapeño Kettle Brand chips. Enjoy!
MAKE IT FOR A GROUP
This recipe can easily be scaled up to feed a crowd! Simply double (or triple!) the ingredients - the method will remain the same. If tripling or beyond, you may want to upgrade to a 12" Dutch oven. Likewise, this recipe can be halved to serve two.
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