Veggie Elbows Mac and Cheese with Crunchy Bread Crumbs Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Veggie Elbows Mac and Cheese with Crunchy Bread Crumbs Recipe
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Veggie Elbows Mac and Cheese
An easy veggie pasta tossed with okra and a creamy, three-cheese sauce. See more
  • READY IN 40 mins

Veggie Elbows Mac and Cheese with Crunchy Bread Crumbs

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"Veggie pasta in a creamy sauce with fontina, Asiago and Parmigiano cheese is a perfect comfort-food dinner."

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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins
  • READY IN

    40 mins

Directions

  1. Saute panko bread crumbs in medium skillet with olive oil for 2-3 minutes or until lightly browned and crispy, set aside.
  2. Bring a large and a small pot of water to a boil.
  3. Meanwhile in a large skillet saute garlic in olive oil until slightly yellow in color; add the okra and saute for 1 minute. Add the heavy cream and bring to a simmer.
  4. Remove from heat and add Fontina and Asiago cheeses slowly to incorporate.
  5. Cook the pasta according to package directions, drain 1 minute under required cooking time and toss with the sauce and Parmigiano cheese. Season to taste with salt and white pepper.
  6. Top with crispy bread crumbs.
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Apr 29, 2014

The perfect creaminess of the cheese sauce created an interesting contrast with the crunchiness of the bread crumbs. The cheese sauce tasted incredibly good but a little too salty. I don’t like okra so I substituted it with peppers and the results was delicious!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 1151 kcal
  • 58%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 77.1 g
  • 25%
  • Cholesterol
  • 227 mg
  • 76%
  • Fat
  • 81.9 g
  • 126%
  • Fiber
  • 5 g
  • 20%
  • Protein
  • 33.9 g
  • 68%
  • Sodium
  • 921 mg
  • 37%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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