Ranch Mac 'n Cheese - Creamy


Hidden Valley® Ranch Seasoning adds a new dimension of flavor to this simple mac 'n cheese that's perfect for the whole family.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
6 servings


  • 1 pound gemelli pasta

  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter

  • 4 tablespoons flour

  • 3 cups whole milk

  • 2 teaspoons Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Salad Dressing & Seasoning Mix

  • 2 cups grated sharp Cheddar cheese


  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® Original Ranch® 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
26g Fat
65g Carbs
24g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 583
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 33%
Saturated Fat 16g 78%
Cholesterol 72mg 24%
Sodium 296mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 65g 24%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 24g
Calcium 428mg 33%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 361mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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