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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 365.3
  • Total Fat: 15.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 40.7 mg
  • Sodium: 462.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 44.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.1 g
  • Protein: 18.9 g

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Macaroni & Cheese With Jalapenos

Submitted by: MANKIE87

Introduction

This recipe is taken from page 230 of Cook This, Not That. You can save calories by omitting the ham or substituting center cut bacon (or turkey bacon) and also by using reduced fat cheese. This recipe is taken from page 230 of Cook This, Not That. You can save calories by omitting the ham or substituting center cut bacon (or turkey bacon) and also by using reduced fat cheese.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    2 tbs butter, unsalted
    1/2 onion, minced
    2 tbs flour
    3 c. skim milk
    2 c. shredded sharp cheddar cheese
    Salt & Pepper to taste
    12 oz elbow macaroni
    1/4 c. jalapenos, chopped
    2 oz prosciutto or ham
    1/2 c. bread crumbs
    1/4 c. parmesan cheese, grated

Directions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and cook until soft and translucent (but not browned), about 3 minutes. Add the flour and stir to incorporate into the butter. Pour the milk in a few tablespoons at a time, using a whisk to incorporate the flour and prevent lumps from forming. When all te milk has been added, allow the sauce to simmer for 10 minutes, until it begins to thicken. Stir in the cheese and season with salt and pepper.

Cook the pasta according to the package instructions until al dente, drain, and return to the pot. Add the cheese sauce, jalapenos, and prosciutto and stir to fully incorporate. Pour the mixture into a large baking dish. Top with the bread crumbs and sprinkle with parmesan.

Bake for 10 minutes. Turn on the broiler and broil until the bread crumbs are golden brown and crispy, about another 3 minutes.

Serving Size: Serves 8 equal portions

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MANKIE87.





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