Appetizers & Side Dishes

Bourbon Primavera Mac N' Cheese Recipe

Prep Time:  |  Cook Time:  |  Servings: 4  |  Calories:
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Servings
4

Ingredients
  • 2 Tbsp Salted butter
  • 2 cups Broccoli
  • 1/2 Red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1/2 Green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1/4 Red onion, sliced
  • 1/2 cup Grape tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 Tbsp Cajun spice
  • 1/2 cup Bourbon
  • CHEESE SAUCE:
  • 1/4 cup Bourbon
  • 2 cups Heavy whipping cream
  • 1 1/2 cups Sargento® Reserve Series™ 18-Month Aged Cheddar Cheese
  • 2 tbsp Hot sauce
  • 1/4 cup Green onion, chopped
  • 1/2 lb Rigatoni, cooked
  • 1/2 cup Sargento® Reserve Series™ 14-Month Aged Parmesan Cheese
Directions
  1. Boil ½ pound of pasta according to the directions on the box. Toss in oil to keep from sticking.
  2. Heat a medium frying pan with butter on a medium-high heat.
  3. Add in the broccoli, peppers, onion, garlic and tomatoes and saute for about 2-3 minutes mixing constantly. Set aside.
  4. Using the same pan deglaze the pan with bourbon and flambé.
  5. Add in the cream and cook until it boils.
  6. Turn your stove down to a medium heat and add in the Sargento® Reserve Series™ 18-Month Aged Cheddar Cheese a little at a time, making sure it is mixed well. Continue to add the cheese while stirring to make a smooth cheese sauce.
  7. Add sauted broccoli, peppers, onion, garlic and tomatoes to the cheese sauce and mix well until all is coated with the cheese.
  8. Presentation: Serve in a large bowl and top with Sargento® Reserve Series™ 14-Month Aged Parmesan Cheese.

Nutrition Facts
4 Servings
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 67 grams
Saturated Fat 42 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 17 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 3 grams
Cholesterol 200 milligrams
Sodium 710 milligrams
Total Carbohydrates 54 grams
Dietary Fiber 4 grams
Total Sugars 9 grams
Protein 29 grams
Vitamin A 738RE
Vitamin C 84mg 140%
Calcium 614mg 60%
Iron 3mg 15%
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
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