One of our absolute favorites from Panera, the mac and cheese made with shells and creamy cheese is a must-try at home.
How To Make Copycat Panera Mac & Cheese
Cook pasta according to package directions.
Melt butter in a skillet over low heat, and stir in flour. Cook for one minute.
Gradually stir in either milk or cream, whichever you choose to use.
Cook over medium heat, stirring until mixture thickens and bubbles. Remove from heat.
Add cheeses, mustard, salt, and hot sauce, stirring until cheese melts and sauce is smooth.
- Stir in cooked pasta and cook over medium heat for 1 minute (or until thoroughly heated).
- Sugar: 11g
- Calcium: 738mg
- Calories: 887kcal
- Carbohydrates: 106g
- Cholesterol: 73mg
- Fat: 36g
- Fiber: 4g
- Iron: 3mg
- Potassium: 545mg
- Protein: 34g
- Saturated Fat: 16g
- Sodium: 1440mg
- Vitamin A: 1239IU
- Vitamin C: 1mg
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