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Baked Golden Macaroni and Cheese

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  Yellow bell peppers 2 , roasted, peeled, seeded and chopped (Dolcea Super Sweet Baby)
  Macaroni 40 Gram (1 Pack, Macaroni, Corkscrew, Trivella)
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sweet butter 1⁄4 Pound
  Yellow onion 1 Small, diced
  White wine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  2% milk/Homogenized milk 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Cream cheese 2 Ounce (1 Small Tub)
  Smoked cheddar cheese 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Aged white cheddar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Dijon mustard 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Cracked black pepper To Taste

1.Roast Maestro™ and Dolce™ peppers at 375ºF until golden brown (about 30 minutes). Let cool, peel skins, seed and do a rough chop. Set aside.
2.In a pot of boiling salted water cook noodles until just under al denté. Strain, toss with olive oil and cool on a large baking tray (do not run under cold water).
3.In a medium saucepot, melt sweet butter and sauté onion over medium heat until tender. Add white wine (optional) and milk.
4.When the milk is simmering, add cream cheese, smoked cheddar and 1 cup of aged white cheddar, cook for 5 minutes. Add chopped peppers and simmer for 5 minutes. Add Dijon mustard and season with salt and cracked black pepper and purée in a blender until smooth.
5.Combine cooling pasta and sauce together. Cover with another cup of aged cheddar (parmesan can also be used).
6.Either serve immediately, or pour into a shallow baking dish and bake for 20 minutes until golden brown on top.

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Recipe Summary

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Main Dish
Cheese, Pasta
Here is a better way to make macaroni and cheese for your kids. Look at this amazing video with a twist of roasted bell peppers for that wonderful golden color to make the dish more appealing. Great thing about this mac n cheese is that your kids would love it! Check it out.....

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1278 Calories from Fat 843

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 96 g147%

Saturated Fat 41.6 g207.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 172.3 mg57.4%

Sodium 1042.7 mg43.4%

Total Carbohydrates 69 g22.8%

Dietary Fiber 1.3 g5.2%

Sugars 1.3 g

Protein 36 g71.3%

Vitamin A 38.5% Vitamin C 197.8%

Calcium 94.8% Iron 8.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Baked Golden Macaroni And Cheese Recipe Video