French Onion Macaroni And Cheese Recipe

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French Onion Macaroni and Cheese

raymond spencer

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@clownman70360

Feast your eyes on this mac and cheese recipe,it's french onion soup style,it filled with caramelized onions,french onion dip and onion rings,it's great on pot roast and baked fish.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 bag(s)
frozen onion rings
2 c
shredded parmesan cheese,divided
1
(12 ounce) package dried macaroni
1
packet french onion soup mix
1/2 c
margarine
1
large vidalia onion,diced
3/4 c
chopped red onion
3/4 c
light brown sugar
1/2 c
panko bread crumbs

FRENCH ONION CHEESE SAUCE

1 1/2 c
milk
3/4 c
french onion dip
1
(8 ounce) cream cheese,softened
1/2 c
half and half
3/4 c
shredded sharp cheddar cheese
2 c
shredded monterey jack cheese
1 c
shredded swiss cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375 F.Lightly grease a 9x13- inch baking dish.Add frozen onion rings and 1 cup parmesan cheese;mix well.
2
Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil.Add macaroni and cook for 8 to10 minutes or until al dente;drain.Add french onion soup mix on macaroni and toss together.
3
Meanwhile,melt the margarine in a medium skillet over medium heat.Stir in the onions and saute for 3 minutes until it begins to soften.Add brown sugar and continue cooking until the onions are caramelized for 5 minutes.
4
To make French Onion Cheese Sauce:in a large saucepan,combine milk,french onion dip,cream cheese,half and half,sharp cheddar,monterey jack and swiss cheese.Stir in over medium-low heat,simmer for 10 minutes until thickened.
5
Add onion mixture and macaroni,continue stirring until blended.
6
Pour into the prepared baking dish.Sprinkle with remaining parmesan cheese and bread crumbs over the macaroni mixture.
7
Bake in preheated oven until bubbly and brown,about 30 minutes.Remove from the oven and allow to stand 5 to 10 minutes before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #French-onion