Entrées

Caramelized Apples & Blue Cheese Mac and Cheese

  • 0:40 TIME
  • 22 portions
  • 149 calories

Preparation

Ingredients

Canola oil 2 tbsp
Onion, Red, julienne 1 qt
Thyme, fresh, sprig 4 each
Apple, Granny smith, peeled, cored, sliced 1.5 cup
Breadcrumb, fresh 1 cup
Bleu cheese, crumbled 2.5 oz
Stouffer's Macaroni and Cheese made with Whole Grains 4 x 64 ounces 64 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

Unit Per Serving
Energy 149 kcal
Protein 7 g
Fats, total 7 g
Carbohydrate, total 14 g
Sugars, total 3 g
Fats, saturated 3 g
Fiber, total dietary 1 g
Sodium 287 mg
Calcium 133 mg
Cholesterol 13 mg
Iron 1 mg
Vitamin C 2 mg
Vitamin D 1 IU