Pimiento Mac and Cheese

Pimiento Mac and Cheese
Makes 12
Prep 15 m
Cook 8 m
Bake 20 m

Ingredients

Directions

  1. 1 of 3 Heat oven to 400 degrees. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add macaroni, return to a boil and cook 6 minutes. Drain.
  2. 2 of 3 Meanwhile, in a large pot, melt 3 tbsp of the butter. Add garlic and 1 tsp of the paprika; cook 1 minute. Stir in flour; cook 1 minute. Whisk in milk and bring to a simmer. Cook 3 to 5 minutes, until thickened. Stir in cheddar and cream cheese until smooth. Fold in cooked macaroni, pimientos, jalapenos and salt. Transfer mixture to a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish.
  3. 3 of 3 In a small skillet, melt remaining 1 tbsp butter over medium heat. Stir in remaining 1/4 tsp paprika and the bread crumbs; cook 1 minute. Scatter over macaroni. Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes or until golden.
Nutrition Information for Pimiento Mac and Cheese
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Per Serving: 16 g pro., 580 mg sodium, 37 g carb., 2 g fiber, 430 kcal cal., 14 g sat. fat, 23 g Fat, total, 65 mg chol.