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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
6 mins
microwave:
6 mins
bake:
20 mins at 350°
Servings:
6
Yield:
servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add cavatappi and return to a boil. Cook 6 minutes; drain.

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  • Meanwhile, melt butter in a medium saucepan. Whisk in flour. While whisking, add milk in a thin stream. Whisk in paprika, salt and pepper. Bring to a simmer; cook 2 minutes.

  • Remove from heat and whisk in 2 cups of the cheddar. Fold cheese sauce into pasta.

  • Place half the macaroni and cheese in a baking dish. Microwave pulled chicken per package directions, about 6 minutes. Spoon over pasta in dish and top with remaining mac and cheese and 1 cup cheddar. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes, until melted and bubbly.

Nutrition Facts

678 calories; total fat 27g; saturated fat 16g; cholesterol 85mg; sodium 740mg; carbohydrates 77g; fiber 4g; protein 32g.
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