• 18 Ratings

For an irresistible mash-up meal, try this baked mac and cheese that tastes just like fondue! Kids will adore the ooey-gooey Swiss and gruyere, while parents will go wild for the tender shrimp on this mac and cheese casserole.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Kritsada Panichgul

Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
bake:
35 mins to 40 mins at 350°
stand:
10 mins
Servings:
10
Max Servings:
12
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a 3-quart casserole with cooking spray; set aside. Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain. Return macaroni to pan; set aside.

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  • Meanwhile, in a large bowl combine shredded Swiss cheese, Gruyère cheese, flour, and garlic. Toss to combine. In a large saucepan heat broth and wine over medium heat just until bubbles form around edge of pan. Add cheese mixture, 1 cup at a time, whisking constantly after each addition until cheese melts. (Mixture may not be completely smooth at this point.) Do not boil. Remove from heat. Season to taste with pepper.

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  • Pour cheese mixture over macaroni; stir gently to combine. Fold in cubed Swiss cheese. Spoon pasta mixture into prepared casserole. Sprinkle crushed crackers evenly over top; dot with butter.

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  • Bake, uncovered, for 35 to 40 minutes or until bubbly and topping is golden.

*Note:

For best results, shred the cheese just before using. Purchased preshredded cheese does not melt as well.

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Reader Recipe

Shrimp Fondue Casserole:

Prepare as directed, except substitute 1 1/2 teaspoons seafood seasoning for the salt and pepper. Stir in 12 ounces fresh or frozen peeled, deveined uncooked small shrimp, halved lengthwise (thawed, if frozen), and 1/2 cup sliced green onions (4) with the cubed Swiss cheese.Nutrition facts per serving: 607 cal., 31 g total fat, (18 g sat. fat), 145 mg chol., 596 mg sodium, 41 g carb., 2 g dietary fiber, 37 g protein

Nutrition Facts

568 calories; total fat 30g; saturated fat 18g; polyunsaturated fat 2g; monounsaturated fat 8g; cholesterol 93mg; sodium 603mg; potassium 182mg; carbohydrates 41g; fiber 2g; sugar 2g; protein 30g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 826IU; vitamin c 0mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 4mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 109mcg; vitamin b12 2mcg; calcium 757mg; iron 2mg.
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Reviews

18 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 8
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 0
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