Creamy Stove-Top Rotini and Cheese
40 mins (cooking 40)
13 ingredients
1.5 servings
This is a quick and easy way to avoid the box mac and cheese. I found this recipe in a Cooking Light magazine and really liked it. I did substitute wheat flour and wheat pasta rather than regular macaroni and white flour.

Categories:  side-dish , <-60-mins , pasta,-rice-and-grains , beginner-cook , 3-steps-or-less , equipment , cheese , pasta , thanksgiving , penne , eggs~dairy , time-to-make , holiday , easy , inexpensive , stove-top ,
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Serving Size (771.0 g)
Servings 1.5
Amount per Serving
Calories 2112.31 Calories from Fat 254.07
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 28.23g 65.15%
Saturated Fat 9.28g 69.63%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 311.74mg 155.87%
Sodium 2967.61mg 185.48%
Total Carbohydrate 413.27g 206.64%
Dietary Fiber 110.77 g 664.63%
Sugars 92.23 g %
Protein 139.47g 418.41%
Vitamin A 493.15IU% Vitamin C 11.21mg%
Calcium 2515.49mg% Iron 37.08mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
all-purpose, bottled minced garlic, shredded cheddar cheese