Gussied Up Mac 'n' Cheese Recipe

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Gussied Up Mac 'n' Cheese
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  1. Preheat oven to 375°. Prepare pasta according to package directions for al dente, adding salt to water.
  2. Meanwhile, cut sausage lengthwise into quarters. Cut each quarter into 1/4-inch-thick pieces.
  3. Sauté sausage in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat 3 minutes or until browned around edges; drain on paper towels.
  4. Bring cream to a simmer in Dutch oven over medium-high heat; reduce heat to low, and stir in cheese product. Cook, stirring constantly, until cheese is melted. Stir in sausage and remaining cheeses; cook, stirring constantly, until cheeses are melted. Remove from heat; stir in hot cooked pasta.
  5. Pour mixture into a buttered 3-qt. baking dish or 12 (8-oz.) ramekins; top with potato chips. Bake at 375° for 20 minutes or until bubbly and browned. Remove from oven, and let stand 5 minutes.
  6. Note: We tested with Velveeta.
  7. *Lightly salted potato chips may be substituted.
  8. Recipe adapted from Fire In My Belly.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 3109.47 Kcal (13019 kJ)
Calories from fat 2464.75 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 273.86g 421%
Cholesterol 1013.47mg 338%
Sodium 10441.36mg 435%
Potassium 1160.44mg 25%
Total Carbs 34.39g 11%
Sugars 7.22g 29%
Dietary Fiber 2.35g 9%
Protein 95.55g 191%
Vitamin C 19.9mg 33%
Iron 3.2mg 18%
Calcium 1431.7mg 143%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 281.88 Kcal (1180 kJ)
Calories from fat 223.44 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24.83g 421%
Cholesterol 91.87mg 338%
Sodium 946.55mg 435%
Potassium 105.2mg 25%
Total Carbs 3.12g 11%
Sugars 0.65g 29%
Dietary Fiber 0.21g 9%
Protein 8.66g 191%
Vitamin C 1.8mg 33%
Iron 0.3mg 18%
Calcium 129.8mg 143%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 84.5
  • 83

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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