Rating: 4.5 stars
30 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 19
  • 4 star values: 9
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0

Smoked Cheddar and Muir Glen® fire roasted tomatoes are the secret ingredients that give this updated mac 'n cheese its intense flavor.

Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
additional:
25 mins
total:
55 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 (1 1/4 cup) servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Cook and drain macaroni as directed on box. Return to saucepan; keep warm.

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  • Meanwhile, heat oven to 375 degrees F. Spray 13x9-inch glass baking dish with cooking spray. In 2-quart saucepan, heat cream, mustard, salt and red pepper to boiling. Reduce heat; stir in Cheddar cheese with wire whisk until smooth. Pour sauce over macaroni. Stir in tomatoes and onions. Pour into baking dish. In small bowl, stir together Parmesan cheese and bread crumbs; stir in oil. Sprinkle over top of macaroni mixture.

  • Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until edges are bubbly and top is golden brown.

Tips

High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): Bake 18-23 min.

Success Tip: Be sure to use whipping cream when making the sauce for this decadent mac 'n cheese. Milk or half-and-half are more likely to curdle when combined with acidic ingredients like tomatoes.

Nutrition Facts

492 calories; protein 16.4g; carbohydrates 40.5g; fat 29.2g; cholesterol 93.8mg; sodium 643.6mg. Full Nutrition
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