Alfredo Sauce Mac n Cheese

This classic comfort mood is easy to make at home!

TOTAL TIME:25 min.

SERVINGS:6-8

Ingredients

  • 1 jar (15 oz.) Alfredo sauce
  • 4 cups (16 oz.) shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • ½ tsp. freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 box (16 oz.) pasta (any shape), cooked, drained and kept warm in a large heatproof bowl
  • â…“ cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 Tbsp. butter, melted

Directions

  1. In a 2-quart saucepan over medium high heat, heat Alfredo sauce until just boiling. Turn heat to low; add cheese and nutmeg. Continue heating, stirring constantly until cheese melts.

  2. Pour hot sauce over pasta and mix well. Place in a 3-quart oven-safe pan; set aside.

  3. Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir together breadcrumbs and butter. Sprinkle on top of Mac n’ Cheese.

  4. Broil until breadcrumbs turn golden brown (about 1 minute). Serve immediately; refrigerate leftovers.

  5. OPTIONAL TIP: Before sprinkling top with breadcrumbs, stir in 2 cups shredded turkey. Continue as written. Mac n’ Cheese can be kept warm in a slow cooker for potlucks or other get-togethers.

Nutritional Facts

Per serving: Calories 510, Calories from Fat 230, Total Fat 26g (40% DV), Saturated Fat 13g (65% DV), Trans Fat 0g, Cholesterol 75mg (25% DV), Sodium 640mg (27% DV), Carbohydrates 47g (16% DV), Dietary Fiber 2g (8% DV), Sugars 3g, Protein 22g, Vitamin A 10%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 40%, Iron 10%.