Appetizers & Side Dishes

Bourbon Primavera Mac N' Cheese

Servings: 4
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Bourbon Primavera Mac N' Cheese
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.

Serving Size

Calories

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 67.00g 103%
Sat. Fat 42.00g 210%
Mono Unsat. Fat 17.00g
Poly Unsat. Fat 3.00g
Cholesterol 200mg 67%
Sodium 710mg 30%
Amount/Serving%DV*
Total Carbohydrate 54g 18%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 9g
Protein 29g
Amount/Serving%DV*
Vitamin A 738RE
Vitamin C 84mg 140%
Calcium 614mg 60%
Iron 3mg 15%