Breads

Easy Cheesy Sticks Recipe

746

Do you remember having cheese sticks in elementary school? It was my most favorite meal and I always made sure I had school lunch on those days. I decided to give my own version a try and my kids couldn't get enough of them! If you have a large family I recommend doubling this recipe because they will be gone!

8
13.8 ounces refrigerated pizza dough
4 ounces of string cheese, cut in half lengthwise (4 - 1 ounce cheese sticks)
1 Tablespoon butter, melted
Pasta and Salad Elegance (or you can use garlic salt)
1 cup pizza sauce for dipping (optional)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut dough into 8 small rectangles. Place a 1/2 stick of cheese in the center of each piece of dough, and fold the dough around the cheese. Stretch the dough as needed to...
See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
181

Sodium
297mg
12% DV

Fat
5g
8% DV

Protein
7g
15% DV

Carbs
22g
7% DV

Fiber
1g
5% DV

You can't beat the ease of this creamy and cheesy Smoked Sausage Pasta for a 30-minute dinner that the whole family will love. Made-from-scratch skillet mac and cheese is tossed with kielbasa and tender broccoli florets so that you get an entire meal in one pan. This kid-friendly dish is perfect for busy weeknights!

2 c uncooked elbow macaroni
1 1/2 c chopped broccoli florets
1 T olive oil
13 oz smoked sausage ( such as kielbasa )
1/2 c finely diced onion
2 T butter
2 T all purpose flour
1 1/2 c half and half
8 oz sharp cheddar
4 oz smoked gouda
1/2 t dry mustard
Kosher salt and pepper
6
  • Cook macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente, according to package instructions. During the final 3 minutes of cooking time, add the broccoli florets to the boiling water with...
    See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
756

Sodium
738mg
30% DV

Fat
39g
61% DV

Protein
31g
62% DV

Carbs
62g
21% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV