Creamy Mac & Cheese

17 Sep Creamy Mac & Cheese

Creamy Mac & Cheese
Serves 6
Creamy homemade mac & cheese with Italian dressing
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Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
40 min
Total Time
1 hr
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
40 min
Total Time
1 hr
731 calories
38 g
194 g
58 g
15 g
35 g
195 g
316 g
3 g
0 g
18 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
195g
Servings
6
Amount Per Serving
Calories 731
Calories from Fat 514
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 58g
90%
Saturated Fat 35g
177%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 16g
Cholesterol 194mg
65%
Sodium 316mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates 38g
13%
Dietary Fiber 2g
6%
Sugars 3g
Protein 15g
Vitamin A
43%
Vitamin C
1%
Calcium
25%
Iron
6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 2 c. macaroni
  2. 1/4 c. butter, cubed
  3. 1/4 c. all purpose flour
  4. 2 c. heavy cream
  5. 8 oz. cream cheese
  6. 4 oz. shredded cheddar cheese
  7. 2 tsp. Italian seasoning
  8. 1/3 c. Panko bread crumbs
  9. 2 T. butter, melted
  10. Cooking spray
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Prepare macaroni according to package directions.
  3. In a large sauce pan, melt butter and stir in flour, stirring until smooth. Remove from heat and gradually stir in heavy cream.
  4. Return to heat and bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened.
  5. Add Italian seasoning and stir.
  6. Stir in cream cheese.
  7. Add shredded cheddar cheese to mixture, a little at a time. Continue to stir until the cream cheese starts to melt.
  8. Drain macaroni and stir into cheese sauce.
  9. Transfer to a greased 8 inch square baking dish.
  10. Melt butter and add bread crumbs.
  11. Sprinkle bread crumbs over macaroni and cheese.
  12. Bake for 25-30 minutes.
Notes
  1. Optional items that may be stirred in include 2 T. of diced onions or substitute French fried onions for the breadcrumbs. (Not included in Nutritional Analysis).
  2. Potassium: 193
  3. Sodium: 316
  4. Phosphorus: 255
Adapted from Homemade
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calories
731
fat
58g
protein
15g
carbs
38g
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Adapted from Homemade
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