Macaroni & Cheese with Carmelized Onions Recipe

Looking for an easy Macaroni & Cheese with Carmelized onions recipe? Learn how to make Macaroni & Cheese with Carmelized onions using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by sharontimbit

Makes 4 servings



Not low fat but yummy - carmelize onions by cooking slowly for 25 minutes if you have the time.

Recipe Ingredients for Macaroni & Cheese with Carmelized onions

4 strips bacon
1 large onion, thinly sliced
1 1/2 cups elbow macaroni
2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded
4 ounces blue cheese, crumbled
1 cup half-and-half
1/8 tsp black pepper
1 cup mushrooms, sliced

Recipe Directions for Macaroni & Cheese with Carmelized onions

  1. In large skillet cook bacon until crisp. Drain on paper towel and crumble. set aside

  2. Cook onion in 1 tsp reserved bacon drippings until tender.

  3. In large saucepan cook macaroni until al dente. Drain and return to saucepan. Stir in bacon, onions, 1 1/2 c mozzarella cheese, blue cheese, half and half and pepper.

  4. Toss gently to combind and spoon into casserole.

  5. Bake uncovered at 350 degree for 20 min. Stir gently. Top with remaining cheese. Bake 10 min or until casserole is brown and bubbly. Let stand 10 minutes.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 250.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
588
Calories from Fat
315
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
35.0g
54%
Saturated Fat
19.5g
97%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
95mg
32%
Sodium
1162mg
48%
Potassium
494mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
33.3g
11%
Dietary Fiber
1.9g
8%
Sugars
3.3g
Protein
34.6g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 64% Iron 10%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in calcium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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