3 Cheese Baked Macaroni

3 Cheese Baked Macaroni takes roughly 35 minutes from beginning to end. For $1.09 per serving, you get a main course that serves 6. Watching your figure? This lacto ovo vegetarian recipe has 468 calories, 21g of protein, and 27g of fat per serving. 6 people found this recipe to be flavorful and satisfying. A mixture of jalapeno, colby jack cheese, flour, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so yummy. It is brought to you by A Zesty Bite. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 49%. This score is good. Macaroni and Cheese – home made macaroni and cheese is a comfort food that is hard to beat. You can put away the pre packaged macaroni and cheese at the store, Baked Macaroni and Cheese, and Baked Macaroni and Cheese are very similar to this recipe.

Servings: 6

Preparation duration: 20 minutes

Cooking duration: 15 minutes

 

Ingredients:

2 Tbsp butter

1/2 cup colby jack cheese, shredded

1 cup colby jack cheese, shredded

2 oz. cream cheese

8 oz. elbow noodles

2 Tbsp flour

1 jalapeño, de-seeded

2 cups jalapeno kettle chips, crushed

1 1/2 cups milk 2%

1/4 tsp pepper

1/4 tsp salt

1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded

Equipment:

frying pan

whisk

oven

Cooking instruction summary:

For the Cheese SauceMelt the butter in a large saut pan over medium heat. Whisk the flour with the melted butter and slowly add in the milk. Cook for 5 minutes or until sauce starts to thicken. Stir in the cream cheese along with the cheddar and colby jack cheese. Add the jalapeo with salt and pepper. Bring the heat to low and continue to cook for 5 minutes.For The NoodlesPreheat oven to 400 degrees.Cook noodles according to package instructions. Drain and pour into cheese sauce mixture. Top with cheese and crushed kettle chips. Bake for 15 minutes and then serve.

 

Step by step:


1. For the Cheese Sauce

2. Melt the butter in a large saut pan over medium heat.

3. Whisk the flour with the melted butter and slowly add in the milk. Cook for 5 minutes or until sauce starts to thicken. Stir in the cream cheese along with the cheddar and colby jack cheese.

4. Add the jalapeo with salt and pepper. Bring the heat to low and continue to cook for 5 minutes.For The Noodles

5. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.Cook noodles according to package instructions.

6. Drain and pour into cheese sauce mixture. Top with cheese and crushed kettle chips.

7. Bake for 15 minutes and then serve.


Nutrition Information:

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468k Calories
20g Protein
26g Total Fat
36g Carbs
9% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
468k
23%

Fat
26g
41%

  Saturated Fat
16g
101%

Carbohydrates
36g
12%

  Sugar
6g
7%

Cholesterol
77mg
26%

Sodium
506mg
22%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
20g
41%

Selenium
34µg
50%

Vitamin C
38mg
46%

Calcium
453mg
45%

Phosphorus
392mg
39%

Vitamin A
1209IU
24%

Vitamin B2
0.37mg
22%

Manganese
0.42mg
21%

Zinc
2mg
16%

Vitamin B6
0.26mg
13%

Vitamin B12
0.74µg
12%

Magnesium
46mg
12%

Vitamin E
1mg
10%

Potassium
323mg
9%

Fiber
2g
9%

Folate
33µg
8%

Copper
0.17mg
8%

Vitamin D
1µg
8%

Vitamin K
8µg
8%

Vitamin B1
0.11mg
7%

Vitamin B5
0.71mg
7%

Vitamin B3
1mg
7%

Iron
1mg
6%

covered percent of daily need
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