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macaroni loaf with mushroom sauce

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Lori L (JostLori)
San Diego

Ultimate comfort food! The one hour bake time gives you plenty of opportunity to put together the delicious mushroom sauce and whatever other sides you're serving.

(1 rating)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For macaroni loaf with mushroom sauce

  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    bread pieces
  • 1 c
    light cream
  • 1/2 c
    melted butter
  • 3 lg
  • salt, to taste
  • 3/4 c
    cheddar cheese, grated
  • 2 oz
  • 1 Tbsp
    parsley, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    olive oil
  • 10 oz
    mushrooms, sliced
  • 2
    garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 c
    white wine
  • 1/2 c
    chicken broth
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
    parmesan cheese, finely grated
  • 2 tsp
    fresh thyme, chopped

How To Make macaroni loaf with mushroom sauce

  • 1
    Prepare the loaf: Preheat oven to 350F,. Grease a 5x9 inch loaf pan - set aside
  • 2
    Cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain. Gently combine all ingredients and pour into the prepared pan.
  • 3
    Place loaf pan in pan of water inside oven. Bake 1 hour or until a knife inserted in the center of the loaf come out clean.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, For the Sauce: Heat oil and butter in a large skillet. Add mushrooms and cook until golden brown. This will take about 5 minutes. During the last minute, add the garlic and a pinch of salt.
  • 5
    Add the wine and stir to deglaze the pan, stirring up all the brown bits from the bottom of the pan. Cook until most of the wine evaporates.
  • 6
    Add broth, cream and parmesan cheese. Stir and bring to a simmer. Simmer for 3-4 minutes until slightly thickened. Stir in the thyme. Taste and adjust seasoning if needed.

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