Elbows and Cheese

Enjoy this cheesy pasta that’s made with pimientos - an easy Italian dinner for Halloween that’s ready in just 20 minutes.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

2
cups uncooked elbow macaroni (about 8 oz)
1 1/4
cups whipping cream
1
jar (4 oz) diced pimientos, drained
1
cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 teaspoon salt

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Steps

  • 1 Cook and drain macaroni as directed on package; cover to keep warm in colander.
  • 2 Add whipping cream and pimientos to saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat 2 minutes. Stir in cheeses, salt and cooked macaroni. Cook and stir 2 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve hot.
  • 1 Cook and drain macaroni as directed on package; cover to keep warm in colander.
  • 2 Add whipping cream and pimientos to saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat 2 minutes. Stir in cheeses, salt and cooked macaroni. Cook and stir 2 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve hot.

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Substitute your favorite pasta shape in this easy dish.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
395
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
25g
25%
(Saturated Fat
15g,
15%
),
Sodium
365mg
365%;
Total Carbohydrate
31g
31%
(Dietary Fiber
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Protein
11g
11%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.