Rating: 4 stars
43 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 21
  • 4 star values: 10
  • 3 star values: 7
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 3
  • 43 Ratings

Looking for a delicious pasta dish? Try this easy to make twist on the traditional macaroni and cheese recipe.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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bake:
20 mins
prep:
20 mins
total:
40 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly coat eight 14-to 16-ounce individual baking dishes with cooking spray; set aside. In large skillet cook onion in butter over medium-low heat about 15 minutes or until tender and golden brown, stirring occasionally. Meanwhile, cook pasta in 4-quart Dutch oven according to package directions; drain and return to pan.

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  • Add flour, salt, and pepper to onion in skillet; stir until combined, about 1 minute. Add milk all at once. Cook and stir until slightly thickened and bubbly. Gradually add chopped cheese; cook over medium-low heat until cheese melts. Stir into pasta. Fold in crab. Transfer to baking dishes.

  • Place bread pieces in food processor; cover and process to coarse crumbs. Sprinkle crumbs over pasta mixture. Bake, uncovered, 20 to 25 minutes or until heated through and crumbs are golden brown. If desired, add a wedge of Brie to each dish the last 5 minutes of baking time.

Nutrition Facts

595 calories; fat 27g; cholesterol 137mg; saturated fat 16g; carbohydrates 57g; mono fat 7g; poly fat 1g; insoluble fiber 2g; sugars 7g; protein 31g; vitamin a 728.9IU; vitamin c 1.2mg; thiamin 0.7mg; riboflavin 0.8mg; niacin equivalents 5.1mg; vitamin b6 0.3mg; folate 201.6mcg; vitamin b12 1.4mcg; sodium 905mg; potassium 387mg; calcium 282.7mg; iron 2.9mg.
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