Megan's Homemade Mac And Cheese Recipe

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Megan's Homemade Mac and Cheese

Megan Rath

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@MDRath

This is one of my family's favorites... you can cut a lot of the fat and calories by using lite or fat free ingredients. Or you can leave out the chicken and serve it as a side dish. Great for potlucks and social gatherings too!


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Serves:

9

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Ingredients

16 oz
macaroni (shells or elbow) cooked
1 1/2 c
ricotta cheese
1 tsp
garlic powder
1 tsp
onion powder
2 c
shredded cooked chicken
4 c
shredded cheddar cheese, divided
1/2 c
shredded parmesan cheese
8 oz
cream cheese, softened
1/4 c
butter, melted
3/4 c
milk
1/2 c
seasoned bread crumbs
1 tsp
each salt and pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
2
In a large mixing bowl combine cooked macaroni, ricotta, garlic, onion, chicken, 2 cups of the shredded cheese, parmesan cheese, cream cheese, butter, milk, salt and pepper.
3
Pour into a 9x13 baking pan or casserole dish.
4
Top with remaining cheese and bread crumbs.
5
Bake covered for 30 minutes.
6
Uncover and bake an aditional 10-15 minutes, or until topping is browned and crispy.
7
Serve with your favorite veggies and enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta, Pasta Sides
Other Tag: Quick & Easy