Pioneer Woman's Not Your Granny’s Mac & Cheese Recipe

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  1. Boil pasta until al dente.
  2. In a large skillet, add olive oil and saute garlic and vegetables over medium heat for a couple of minutes.
  3. Add in canned chilies and stir around, then turn off heat.
  4. Drain pasta and add it to skillet.
  5. Pour on cream, add cheese, then add salt and pepper to taste and stir gently.
  6. At the end, add 2 tablespoons butter and stir again. Check seasonings and serve.
  7. Serve with juicy steak, with grilled shrimp, chicken, or on its own. It’ll change your life for the better.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 774.94 Kcal (3245 kJ)
Calories from fat 390.28 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 43.36g 67%
Cholesterol 111.59mg 37%
Sodium 1097.59mg 46%
Potassium 290.32mg 6%
Total Carbs 67.75g 23%
Sugars 9.26g 37%
Dietary Fiber 4.03g 16%
Protein 27.24g 54%
Vitamin C 39.9mg 66%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 12%
Iron 7.5mg 42%
Calcium 485.9mg 49%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 211.52 Kcal (886 kJ)
Calories from fat 106.52 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.84g 67%
Cholesterol 30.46mg 37%
Sodium 299.58mg 46%
Potassium 79.24mg 6%
Total Carbs 18.49g 23%
Sugars 2.53g 37%
Dietary Fiber 1.1g 16%
Protein 7.44g 54%
Vitamin C 10.9mg 66%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 12%
Iron 2mg 42%
Calcium 132.6mg 49%

* 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

  • 18.3
  • 21

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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