Jacked Mac'n'cheese Recipe

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Jacked Mac'n'cheese
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  1. Dice peppers, onion, and tomatoes.
  2. Melt 1 tbsp butter at medium heat.
  3. Sautee onions until golden brown (2 minutes), next add peppers and sautee for an additional 2 minutes. Add tomatoes and sautee, stirring occasionally until pasta is done. Sprinkle with adobe seasoning and salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Meanwhile, boil dilatini or macaroni.
  5. Drain pasta, rinse with cold water and set aside.
  6. In pasta pot, melt remaining butter over low heat.
  7. Add flour to butter and stir to make a roux, browning a bit as you stir.
  8. Remove from heat and whisk in 1 cup milk. Whisk repeatedly to break up clumps. Mixture should be smooth and thick. Return to low heat.
  9. Slowly add cheese to milk mixture whisking regularly. Add sour cream to sauce, stirring to incorporate. If the sauce gets too thick, add more milk.
  10. Add pasta and sauteed veggies to sauce. Stir to coat pasta.
  11. Finish by seasoning with hot sauce (I like tobasco or sylvia's).
  12. Garnish with some additional shredded cheese and some chopped coriander or chives.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 588.15 Kcal (2462 kJ)
Calories from fat 215.65 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23.96g 37%
Cholesterol 70.14mg 23%
Sodium 377.7mg 16%
Potassium 489.52mg 10%
Total Carbs 70.66g 24%
Sugars 7.39g 30%
Dietary Fiber 3.48g 14%
Protein 23.8g 48%
Vitamin C 8.8mg 15%
Vitamin A 0.9mg 29%
Iron 2.5mg 14%
Calcium 482.7mg 48%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 179 Kcal (749 kJ)
Calories from fat 65.63 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.29g 37%
Cholesterol 21.35mg 23%
Sodium 114.95mg 16%
Potassium 148.98mg 10%
Total Carbs 21.51g 24%
Sugars 2.25g 30%
Dietary Fiber 1.06g 14%
Protein 7.24g 48%
Vitamin C 2.7mg 15%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 29%
Iron 0.8mg 14%
Calcium 146.9mg 48%

* 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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Weightwatchers Points

  • 13.1
  • 16

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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