Entrées

Caramelized Apples & Blue Cheese Mac and Cheese

  • 0:40 TIME
  • 22 portions
  • 149 calories

Preparation

Ingredients

Canola oil2 tbsp
Onion, Red, julienne1 qt
Thyme, fresh, sprig4 each
Apple, Granny smith, peeled, cored, sliced1.5 cup
Breadcrumb, fresh1 cup
Bleu cheese, crumbled2.5 oz
Stouffer's Macaroni and Cheese made with Whole Grains 4 x 64 ounces64 oz

 

Method

  1. In a skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions and thyme and cook until tender, about 8 minutes.
  2. Add apples. With heat at medium-low, cook and stir apples until tender, about 10 minutes. Increase heat to medium-high, and cook until mixture is caramelized, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.
  3. In a bowl, stir together the panko crumbs and Bleu cheese until blended.
  4. In a bowl, mix together the Macaroni & Cheese with cooked apples and onions. Pour pasta mixture into a deep half-hotel pan and top evenly with Bleu cheese panko.
  5. Bake in a preheated 350°F convection oven for 25 minutes or until panko is golden brown and cheese sauce is bubbling. Garnish with chopped parsley at service.

 

Nutritional Information

Average nutritional values per portion

UnitPer Serving
Energy149 kcal
Protein7 g
Fats, total7 g
Carbohydrate, total14 g
Sugars, total3 g
Fats, saturated3 g
Fiber, total dietary1 g
Sodium287 mg
Calcium133 mg
Cholesterol13 mg
Iron1 mg
Vitamin C2 mg
Vitamin D1 IU