French Onion Macaroni and Cheese

French Onion Macaroni And Cheese Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

raymond spencer


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.


☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

20 Min
30 Min


Add to Grocery List

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


1 1/2 c
3/4 c
french onion dip
(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

How to Make French Onion Macaroni and Cheese


  • 1Preheat oven to 375 F.Lightly grease a 9x13- inch baking dish.Add frozen onion rings and 1 cup parmesan cheese;mix well.
  • 2Bring 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.
  • 3Meanwhile,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.
  • 4To 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.
  • 5Add onion mixture and macaroni,continue stirring until blended.
  • 6Pour into the prepared baking dish.Sprinkle with remaining parmesan cheese and bread crumbs over the macaroni mixture.
  • 7Bake in preheated oven until bubbly and brown,about 30 minutes.Remove from the oven and allow to stand 5 to 10 minutes before serving.

Printable Recipe Card

About French Onion Macaroni and Cheese

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

Show 1 Comment & Review

Perfect Pasta Every Time Recipe

Perfect Pasta Every Time

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

The Just A Pinch Test Kitchen shows how to make the perfect pasta! Watch the "pinch tips" video here.

What To Make With A Box Of Penne Recipe

What to Make With a Box of Penne

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Boxed pasta can be a saving grace at dinnertime, but you don't have to settle on topping with an ordinary tomato sauce. Here are 10 recipes that'll help you create...