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This is NBA star Shaquille O'Neal's recipe for mac and cheese

  • 1 (16-ounce)) box elbow macaroni
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick (1/2 cup) margarine, or butter
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 to 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 (16-ounce) package Velveeta cheese, diced
  • 1 (16-ounce) package sharp cheddar cheese, diced
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
4.7/5 (14 Votes)

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Chunks of broiled salmon tossed in a creamy sauce with bowtie pasta and bright green peas will be a favorite at you...

  • Vegetable oil cooking spray
  • 1 pound salmon fillet, skin removed
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, divided
  • 6 ounces farfalle pasta
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen peas
  • 1 1/2 cups 1 percent milk, divided
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 ounces Neufchaåtel
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped, divided
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest, grated
4.6/5 (15 Votes)

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The meatballs and marinara sauce can be frozen for up to a month making preparation a breeze

  • ONION MIXTURE:
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 onions, finely chopped
  • 8 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 3/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • SAUCE:
  • 1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste
  • 1 cup dry red wine
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 (28-ounces) cans crushed tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
  • Salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • MEATBALLS:
  • 4 slices hearty white bread
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 pound sweet Italian sausage, casings removed
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley leaves, chopped
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 1/2 pounds ground chuck (80% lean)
4.7/5 (9 Votes)

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This Crock Pot Beefy Macaroni and Cheese recipe is just like the Cheeseburger Macaroni meal that comes in the box

  • 1 pound ground beef, cooked and drained
  • 1 (16-ounce) box elbow macaroni, cooked according to package directions - reserving 1 cup of the pasta water
  • 1 large onion, grated
  • 2 garlic cloves, grated
  • 1 cup beef stock or broth
  • 1 teaspoon worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons bisquick (regular flour would work too)
  • 1 chicken bouillon cube
  • 1 (12-ounce) can evaporated milk
  • 3 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
4.4/5 (31 Votes)

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This rich and creamy Shrimp and Spinach Alfredo recipe is so good! Can be prepped, cooked and ready to serve not mu...

  • 2 pounds shrimp, deveined and shells/tails removed
  • 3 cups heavy cream
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 1 bag prewashed baby spinach
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese, freshly grated
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 pound pasta, your choice
4.1/5 (48 Votes)

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Creamy Alfredo sauce combines with salsa to make a spicier version of the classic pasta sauce

  • ALFREDO SAUCE:
  • 1 pound penne pasta
  • 12 ounces chicken breast, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 8 ounces smoked sausage, sliced into 1/4-inch rounds
  • 16 large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 cup onion, sliced thin
  • 1/2 cup green pepper, sliced thin
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon blackening spice
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 4 ounces butter, unsalted
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
4.1/5 (80 Votes)

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Fried mac and cheese balls are the perfect ooey, gooey comfort food filled with creamy cheese and pasta, then deep-...

  • 4 quarts water
  • 1 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 2 cups elbow macaroni, uncooked
  • 1/2 cup plus 3 tablespoons milk, divided
  • 1 (12-ounce) package process cheese spread, cubed
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 cups Italian seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup yellow cornmeal
  • peanut oil for frying
  • Franks Hot Sauce to taste
4.5/5 (20 Votes)

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This fajita pasta dish is packed with veggies and flavor in this colorful dish featuring a variety of bell peppers

  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 3 chicken breasts, sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 5 cups milk
  • 4 cups penne pasta
  • 1 cup pepper jack cheese, shredded
4.6/5 (19 Votes)

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A great dish to make ahead if you're having company

  • 1 1/2 pounds bulk Italian sausage
  • 1 (24-ounce) carton cottage cheese
  • 1/2 cup green onions, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup snipped fresh chives
  • 1/4 cup carrot, finely shredded
  • 18 eggs
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 (14-ounce) jar alfredo sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning, crushed
  • 8 oven-ready lasagna noodles
  • 4 cups frozen shredded hash browns, thawed
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded
4.6/5 (16 Votes)

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Back bean and corn pasta is very easy to make and always a great salad to take to any occasion!

  • 1 (16-ounce) box rotini tri-colored pasta, cooked
  • 2 cans black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 small bag frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 can Rotel
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 cup bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup white onion, chopped
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons fresh cilantro chopped
  • 3/4 of a large bottle of Zesty Italian dressing
4.2/5 (30 Votes)

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Macaroni salad is great for an outdoor party or barbecue, but this macaroni salad with ham is especially delicious ...

  • 2 cups macaroni
  • 1/2 cup cubed cheese
  • 1/2 cup cubed ham
  • 1/2 cup Miracle Whip
  • 1 tablespoon mustard
4.3/5 (40 Votes)

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Not only is this dish made with the usual cheddar cheese found in most recipes; it has a GOOD kick of stringy mozza...

  • CRISPY TOPPING:
  • 1 pound dry weight pasta
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons butter
  • 2/3 cup Panko breadcrumbs
  • SAUCE:
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/4 cup flour (all purpose or plain)
  • 4 1/2 cups milk, divided (I used skim, but 2% or full fat are fine to use)
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch (corn flour)
  • salt and pepper, to season
  • 1 tablespoon chicken bouillon powder (or a vegetable stock powder)
  • 3/4 cup low fat grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese, divided
  • 6 ounces low fat mozzarella cheese
4.6/5 (20 Votes)

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