Cayenne Mac & Cheese Balls

with Barilla® Spicy Marinara

  • 207
    Calories
  • 7 g
    Total Fat
  • 28 g
    Carbohydrate
  • 8 g
    Protein
Share
Print
  • Prep
  • Cook
  • Skill
    Casual
  • Diet
    Vegetarian


Ingredients

Serves: 20 (3 balls each)

  • 1 box Barilla® Elbows
  • 1 jar Barilla® Spicy Marinara
  • 1 jar Barilla® Creamy Alfredo
  • 1 cup shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3 cups panko bread crumbs

Instructions

  1. 1
    In a large pot, bring 4 to 6 quarts of water to a rolling boil; add salt to taste and the pasta. Stir gently, then cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. 2
    Meanwhile, in a very large skillet, combine the Alfredo sauce, cheeses, and pepper. Heat through until cheese is melted. Drain pasta and add to sauce; stir to combine. Transfer to a large bowl. Cover and chill at least 6 hours or overnight, stirring once.
  3. 3
    Preheat oven to 375°F. Line baking sheets with foil; set aside.
  4. 4
    In a small bowl, beat eggs with ¼ cup water. In a shallow dish, place the bread crumbs. Using a medium-sized cookie scoop, shape pasta mixture into 2-inch balls. Squeeze balls tightly then roll in egg mixture, then in panko to coat. Arrange on baking sheets.
  5. 5
    Bake for 25 minutes or until golden. Serve with heated Spicy Marinara sauce.

cookies used in our website

This website uses cookies to send you adverts and services in line with your preferences. If you want to find out more or block out all or some of the cookies click hereBy closing this banner, scrolling down the page or clicking on any item in it you are accepting the use of cookies.

Find out more Find out more about our cookies