French Onion Macaroni and Cheese

French Onion Macaroni And Cheese

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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.


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20 Min
30 Min


  • 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
  • 1
    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
  • 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

How to Make French Onion Macaroni and Cheese


  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.

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About French Onion Macaroni and Cheese

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

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