roasted red pepper mac and cheese

Roasted Red Pepper Macaroni and Cheese

Roasted Red Pepper Mac and Cheese makes for a creamy and delicious side dish that's comforting and sure to be a family favorite recipe!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword cheese, macaroni, roasted red peppers
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 309kcal


  • 1 1/2 teaspoon butter
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon flour
  • 1/2 cup half & half
  • 1/2 roasted red pepper pureed
  • 4 ounces white cheddar cheese chopped or shredded
  • 1 ounce parmesan cheese shredded
  • pinch smoked paprika
  • 1 lb pasta cooked


  • In a saucepan melt butter, once melted and bubbly add in the flour until your roux is nice and combined. 
  • Put the heat on medium-low and add in the half and half mixing until it's combined with the roux. 
  • Add the roasted pepper, stir to combine. 
  • Mix in the cheddar, parmesan, and paprika mixing until the cheese is fully melted.
  • Stir into pasta and enjoy.


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Serving: 1g | Calories: 309kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 192mg | Potassium: 159mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 260IU | Vitamin C: 1.2mg | Calcium: 172mg | Iron: 0.9mg