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Ranch Mac 'n Cheese - Creamy

Rated as 3 out of 5 Stars

"Hidden Valley® Ranch Seasoning adds a new dimension of flavor to this simple mac 'n cheese that's perfect for the whole family."
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20 m servings 583
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, 8 to 10 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  2. While the pasta is cooking, heat the butter in a saucepan over medium heat until it begins to foam. Whisk in the flour until smooth and cook, whisking, for about 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in the milk and Hidden Valley(R) Original Ranch(R) Seasoning Mix and cook, stirring, until thickened, about 5 minutes. Fold in the cheese and stir until melted. Add the cooked pasta and mix well. Serve hot.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Substitute elbow pasta for the gemelli if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 583 calories; 25.9 65.1 24 72 296 Full nutrition

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This was pretty good. I sliced some baby portobello mushrooms and added them to the sauce for about 5 minutes of cooking time. After tasting the cheese sauce, I did not detect much ranch flavor...

Very bland

I enjoyed it but kids didn’t approve. They’re just picky