This is so creamy, delicious, and rich. The veggies really add to it, and it is so much healthier than the boxed stuff.
Cook and drain pasta as directed on package. In a 3 quart saucepan, melt butter, over low heat. Stir in flour, salt, mustard, and pepper. Cook over low heat for 20 seconds, stirring constantly, until butter is absorbed. Remove from heat, gradually beat in half-and-half with wire whisk. Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil and stir one minute. Stir in cheese until melted. Stir in pasta, onions, and peppers into sauce. Cook, stirring constantly, until hot.
Variation: Use swiss cheese and a dash of nutmeg.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (360g)|
|Recipe Makes: 4|
|Calories from Fat: 495 (53%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 55g||73 %|
|Saturated Fat 33.5g||168 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 15.1g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 2.7g|
|Cholesterol 235.5mg||72 %|
|Sodium 734.1mg||25 %|
|Potassium 514.5mg||14 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 69.5g||20 %|
|Dietary Fiber 1.1g||4 %|
|Sugars, other 68.5g|
|Protein 40.9g||58 %|
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Calories per serving: 934
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