Treat your family to a gussied up version of a classic with Artichoke Mac and Cheese recipe. Artichoke Mac and Cheese includes garlic, four kinds of cheese, artichoke hearts, baby spinach and panko bread crumbs for extra crunch!
What You Need
Original recipe yields 8 servings
4 cups cavatappi, uncooked
1/4 cup flour
2 cups milk, divided
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tub (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Chive & Onion Cream Cheese Spread
2 cans (14 oz. each) artichoke hearts, drained, chopped
Meanwhile, shake flour and 1/2 cup milk in covered jar until blended; pour into medium microwaveable bowl. Stir in remaining milk and garlic. Microwave on HIGH 1 min.; stir. Microwave additional 1 to 2 min. or until slightly thickened, stirring every 30 sec. Gradually add to cream cheese spread in large bowl, stirring after each addition until cream cheese is completely melted and mixture is well blended. Add artichokes, spinach and 1/4 cup Parmesan; mix lightly.
Drain pasta. Add to artichoke mixture; mix well. Spoon half into 2-qt. casserole sprayed with cooking spray; sprinkle with 1 cup shredded cheese. Repeat layers. Top with combined bread crumbs and remaining Parmesan.
Bake 30 to 35 min. or until pasta mixture is heated through and top is golden brown.
Enjoy your favorite foods on occasion but remember to keep tabs on portions.
Prepare using KRAFT Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g
Saturated Fat 11g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 49g
Dietary Fibers 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
8 servings, 1 cup each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.