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Herbed Macaroni and Cheese Recipe
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Herbed Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

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Besides being a really easy recipe to make, it tastes very good, too! This is not your ordinary, run-of-the-mill macaroni and cheese. The herbs and spices, along with the sour cream, give the dish a wonderful flavor. Serving it with toasted pita bread and salad makes this one of our family's favorite meals, and it's been in the family for a very long time!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (7 ounces) uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1/2 cup cubed Havarti or Muenster cheese
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons Italian-style seasoned bread crumbs

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 315 calories, 15 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 49 mg cholesterol, 279 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 13 g protein.

Directions

  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain. Place in a 1-1/2-qt. casserole and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour and seasonings; gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove pan from heat; add the sour cream, 1/2 cup cheddar cheese and Havarti cheese. Stir until melted.
  3. Pour sauce over macaroni; toss to coat. Combine the Parmesan cheese, bread crumbs and remaining cheddar cheese; sprinkle over casserole. Bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Herbed Macaroni and Cheese in Reminisce Spring 1991, p35

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 315 calories, 15 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 49 mg cholesterol, 279 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 13 g protein.

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

Reviews for Herbed Macaroni and Cheese(9)

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Reviewed Dec. 6, 2013

Very good. A big hit with my family.

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Reviewed May. 31, 2013

This is very good and easy. My kids loved it. I didn't have Havarti or Muenster, so I used all cheddar. Will definitely make again!

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Reviewed May. 13, 2013

Good taste and easy to make exactly to recepie

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Reviewed Mar. 14, 2013

Definitely a keeper, I used half havarti and half muenster, it was so rich and creamy, everyone absolutely loved it!

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Reviewed Aug. 24, 2012

Wow! very good and very quick to put together.

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