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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 378.4
  • Total Fat: 8.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 14.0 mg
  • Sodium: 783.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 60.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.4 g
  • Protein: 21.0 g

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Paul's Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Submitted by: FLUFFYDADDY67
Paul's Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    13.25 oz box Ronzoni Whole Wheat Oenne Rigate
    1 can campbell's cheddar cheese soup
    1/2 cup non-fat milk
    8 oz 2% shredded colby jack cheese
    1 1/2 tbsp baco's bacon bits
    6 oz grated parmesan cheese
    1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
    1/2 tbsp garlic powder
    1 1/2 tsp black pepper

Directions

1) Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.

2) Place macaroni in a 2 quart casserole dish. Mix cheese soup, shredded cheese, garlic powder, black pepper, bacon bits and milk in a bowl until well combined. Pour mixture into pan with pasta and mix thoroughly. Sprinkle wiith parmesan cheese and bread crumbs.

3) Bake 25 to 30 minutes.

Makes 6 servings

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KRNRJOCK67.






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  • Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    We followed the suggestion to try it with bacon bits, and boy is it good! I use 16 TBSP of Hormel Premium Real Crumbled Bacon and use Barilla Plus Pasta. It bumps up the calories to 321 per serving, but a little decadence every once in a while is a good thing! I'm going to try the tuna next! - 2/4/09

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  • Very Good
    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    I added some minced onions to the cheese soup mixture for extra flavor, but this turned out great! It was very creamy and cheesy! The whole family enjoyed it! - 5/1/08

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Wow! This was really good. My husband thought something was missing but he couldn't put his finger on it! - 3/26/09

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  • Good
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Really good, my husband did not like it though. - 3/10/09

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Fantastic!! I snuck in whole wheat macaroni and my husband didn't notice. Will definately make it again! - 6/23/08

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Used whole wheat pasta, and added some sliced mushrooms, spinach, chopped onion, garlic, basil, oregano, hot pepper flakes, and an ounce or two extra of milk for additional creaminess. Stirred the cheese in with the other ingredients. Amazing, especially due to the onions and herbs. Easy. - 2/11/08

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  • 5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    It was definately worth making and I would make it again. I used fat free milk at it was still delicious. - 2/10/08

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  • Very Good
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Yummy, easy and perfect for the freezer. - 2/4/08

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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Based off of other comments, I made a few changes. I added a little bit of light butter, some garlic, salt and pepper, and about a teaspoon of minced onion. I also used Campbell's fiesta nacho cheese soup. We thought it tasted very good and the leftovers even reheated good in the microwave. - 2/1/09

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This was so good,we had seconds. - 2/14/09

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  • 3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I loved this! I made it with half shredded cheddar and half shredded mozzarella cheese though. I thought it was really good as is, and it was good heated up the next day too. My boyfriend thought something was missing, and added salt, pepper, garlic powder, and chicken to it. - 1/15/09

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  • O.K.
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This was just "ok" for my family. There was something missing, I agree. - 1/12/09

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    yummy and simple. My picky 6 year old loved it! - 1/7/09

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  • O.K.
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I wish that I had used wheat pasta when making this. The taste came out great - a little too great though! I ended up eating way more than just one serving. I think this is a very eacy, tasty meal - but I wouldn't make it too often in fear of over eating! - 12/11/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    DEElish. Have made this several times, and even my non-dieting room mate loves this. - 11/2/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Hubby and I really enjoyed this although I did make some changes to it-wanting to make this more of a meal. I only used 4 oz of macaroni but added 12 oz package of broccoli/cauliflower and some chopped up chicken thighs-everything else the same. This was really good. Thanks for the recipe. - 10/28/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I love this recipe!! Its such a great comfort food! I added some italian breadcrumbs to the top for just a bit of crunchyness!!! YUM!!!! - 10/21/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Enjoyed! Could not find 2% colby and jack. Settle for what I could find. Butter taste was the missing flavor for me. When I reheated left overs, I sprints the tops with I Can't Believe It's Not Butter! Spray 0 calories. Thanks for the cool recipe. - 10/17/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Almost perfect. Very good, but something was missing. The wife and I agreed the missing flavor was 'butter'. Though I haven't tried it yet, I'm going to try a little butter flavored extract next time. I did add some dry mustard and garlic salt and pre-heated/melted the milk, soup and cheese. - 10/17/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Made this for my family tonight, they are picky eaters and we all loved this!! - 10/2/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    We loved this!! We used fat free chddar cheese instead and it was incredible. Although, if you are planning to feed this to adults, plan on 4 filling servings, rather than 6. Will definately make this again! - 9/30/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Great. Very cheesy...exactly what you want from Mac-n-cheese! - 9/12/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Made this for dinner. Me and my boyfriend really liked it... I used cheddar cheese instead because that's the only cheese I have. - 8/16/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    awesome and easy - 8/9/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Easy and delicious - this dish is now a staple for our family! - 7/24/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Very good. I have made it several times and my family enjoys it very much. - 7/9/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    made this today and it was very good! I made a mistake and thought it was 1 cup milk instead of 1/2 cup and I could not find 2% colby/jack so I used a 2% shredded Mexican mix cheese. I will make this recipe again most definitely! - 7/7/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I'm not usually a fan of homemade mac & cheese (I love the high-cal boxed stuff!) but this one is great. I use Hood's Calorie Countdown milk and reduced fat cheese for even less calories. I've also used Campbell's fiesta nacho cheese for some added zip--I'm sure a jar of queso would do as well. - 6/30/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I messed up the recipe and it was still amazing! I only had 5oz of colby jack but I had gruyere, romano and parmesan in the fridge which I added for a total of 7oz. I also added a pinch of pepper and garlic powder but I accidentally forgot the milk. It was still amazingly rich and tasty! - 6/17/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I made this when I was having friends over and they absolutely raved about it! My husband's only complaint was there wasn't any left for him to take to work for lunch. This will most definiely be a regular menu item in our home! YUMMMMMMMMY! - 6/2/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I love this recipe I make it every couple of weeks when I need a good dose of pure comfort food. - 5/21/08

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  • Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I liked this. But my husband didnt like it at all. He likes the instant mac and cheese ( that has 400+ Calories ) I would make this again for myself or work/family function. - 5/20/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Loved it! - 5/13/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I have already made this twice. We love it! - 5/6/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I cut up two chicken breasts, cooked the pieces, and added them in for some extra protein. This was delicious! Will definitely be making it again! - 5/5/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This recipe was awesome! Only changes I made was whole wheat noodles, colby+monterey jack cheese instead of just colby, and add chicken for protein...plus it's sooo healthy compared to other mac and cheese options!! kudos! - 4/24/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    My whole family loved this and were all very sad to see it go. Definitely going to make this one again! - 4/22/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    so rich, creamy, cheesy, and delicious! a real family pleaser, and you feel like you're cheating big time! - 3/30/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This is awsome! My kids love it! - 3/28/08

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  • O.K.
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This was quick to prepare, but had a very bland taste. I was not a fan of the canned cheese soup. - 3/27/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    very good and the family loved it, they said don't make the boxed anymore! - 3/26/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I think this may be our new mac-n-cheese at my house! - 3/25/08

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  • 3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Delicious! I used Nacho Cheese soup instead to add a little kick and it was great. My young children loved it also. A+ - 3/23/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Definitely tastes best right out of the oven. My kids like it too. - 3/19/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    The whole family loved this one, and my husband doesn't even like mac & cheese. Also, I compared it with the box M&C and it was about 100 calories less. Way to go! - 3/8/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Very good but I would add some spices next time - 2/26/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Great stuff, usually I add extra ingredients to recipes, I made this one as is, and we loved it. - 2/24/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Very easy to make, I mixed the grated cheese in with the cheese sauce/milk instead of putting it on the top. this is so easy, and delicious!!! Great comfort food without the fat! - 2/19/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Was really good-kinda bland would add spices next time i make it. - 2/16/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I thought it was great! I changed to rotini whole wheat noodles though and added about 2 oz cream cheese...It came out excellent ..and also very cheesy - 2/16/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Very good but did not taste that cheesy. Still it was very satisfying and I would recommend this recipe to anyone. - 2/16/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I was a little worried if I would like this or not but it was really good. A lot better then the powdered cheese stuff that comes in a box. - 2/13/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I added broccoli, chicken, and some fat free sour cream. It was awesome! It is such an easy recipe that can be customized to whatever your favorite additions are. I will def be making again. - 2/12/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    So good! Finally, a healthy mac n' cheese that actually tastes great! I added a chicken breast and some veggies and it was a great meal. - 2/12/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This was wonderful...I had never made my own mac and cheese before! Will definately try again! - 2/11/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    My husband made it this weekend. He added cubed chicken and it really made a great meal. - 2/11/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This was SO good! My whole family loved it. I added some diced chicken breast and I also mixed some of the shredded cheese in with the pasta and it was very yummy! Highly reccommend this esp if you have young kids who love mac n cheese! - 2/10/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This was delicious and will be a staple at our house. - 2/10/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Easy and satisfying! - 2/10/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I did the same as most people and added some chicken to the mix, and some mexican spices, and the kids were impressed. - 2/8/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    My family loved it so good. - 2/8/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This was soooo delicious !! I made a few adjustments to the recipe. I used whole wheat pasta (saves a few more calories). and instead of 2% colby I used 2% mexican mix cheese. Adds a little more flavor. - 2/7/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    My husband thought it was the best Mac & Cheese ever!!! - 2/7/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    SOooo YUMMY! I think next time I will use 1/2 the cheese on top... and maybe add a bit of protein to make it a main dish! My whole family ate it up and couldn't believe it was low cal!!! This is DEFINITELY gonna get made again! - 2/6/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I love this recipe! It is so good....I added some cut up chicken and spices to make it a little spicy then had it the next day for lunch without the chicken and just the mac & cheese. Super easy and super good! - 2/6/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This was DELICIOUS! It is such a simple recipe there is so much you could add or change, next time I think I might try it with Campbell's PepperJack soup mix and PepperJack Cheese. This made GREAT leftovers for lunch the next day too! - 2/5/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This was good- I only used about half the cheese it called for on top, but should have mixed the rest in before cooking as it wasn't quite as cheesy/creamy as I'd hoped. Will make again with some modification! - 2/5/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I was shocked at how delish this was! I've been raving to all my friends not only about the taste, but how simple it was to make. It's my new stand-by.....so long, Kraft!! - 2/4/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Very good. I added black pepper. My 10 year old son ate half the pan by himself! I will definately make this again. - 2/4/08

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  • 3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I thought this was great. It satisfied my craving for pasta and it was delicious - 2/4/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    It was tasty and a lot of people like it. I personally thought it could use something, maybe some Italian spices. - 2/4/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This was really good and my kids loved it too! - 2/3/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Very easy to make and my entire family enjoyed it. I used multigrain penne pasta instead of the elbow macaroni, added some pepper when I added the can of soup, stirred half of the cheese into the mixture while leaving the other half for the topping, and cooked for 35 minutes. - 2/3/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Originally made as the recipe called, except for mixing in half of the shredded cheese with the noodles, instead of throwing it all on top. Awesome side dish! Would make an excellent casserole with some shredded chicken, green chili and a bit of garlic in the mix. Much better than the box! - 2/3/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    WOW -- this recipe was awesome!! Everyone including my very picky husband loved it -- they're already asking when I'll make it again!! - 2/2/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Loved it. Made mine with added peppers and onions with chucks of leftover ham. A little salt and pepper, too - 2/2/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    The Best!! We loved this mac & cheese. We also added a few chili hot peper flakes long with sprinkling italian seasoned bread crumbs on top, it only ads 20 calories per serving and a ton of flavor. This will become a regular comfort food in our house. - 2/1/08

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  • Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Pretty good for such a quick version. I think I might try to find a better cheese soup to make the sauce with, as it did remind me of the boxed stuff a bit. But overall, really good! - 2/1/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This was so good! I normally don't like to cook, but this was so easy and hassle-free. Loved it :) - 2/1/08

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  • O.K.
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    It may have been our southern background but this really didn't do it for us. After such high hopes we were left somewhat disappointed. It had a "canned" and "processed" taste to it. Major bummer! - 2/1/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Love this when I put my left-over stuffing mix as 'topping' - if you can afford the calories, it sure tastes good! Diane - 2/1/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Yummy! I just wish there was a low-sodium cheddar cheese soup because of my high blood pressure. I'd definitely make this again though! Very quick and easy. - 1/31/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I love mac & cheese and this was the best I've had! My daughter keeps asking me when I'll make it again! Never again will I make the boxed stuff. - 1/31/08

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    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Had it for dinner and I loved it! Delicious! - 1/31/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Made this last night for dinner, everyone liked it. I added some cooked chicken to serve as a complete meal. I also added a littel salt and pepper as it needed the seasoning. Will make this again - 1/30/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Very good! The family loved it. I made a double batch so we would have leftovers and my very picky DH took the whole thing to work today to share with his buddies. So its a hit! Can't wait to make it again. I served it with a side of turkey sausage - 1/30/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    It was awesome! - 1/30/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Great recipe! The serving sizes are huge -- I found that 3/4 of a serving was plenty. I cut the recipe in half and it made a perfect amount for two meals for my husband and I. It did take about 40 minutes before the cheese started to brown. - 1/29/08

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    Very good!
    ALL my family loved it!! - 1/29/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    excellent! will make again - 1/28/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This recipe is very good. In the past I have not been much of a mac & cheese fan, but this recipe is delicious. - 1/28/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I enjoyed this recipe! I used garlic powder also. My husband likes it with more cheese. I think next time I will put the cheese topping first then the bread crumbs. - 7/19/09

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  • 2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I'm gonna try it with some onion & some smart balance - 2/8/09

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  • Bad
    2 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Ick! Came out totally runny, horrid to taste. Nothing can help it. - 10/19/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Good for lower calorie/fat mac + cheese. - 4/1/08

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  • 2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    MADE THIS FOR SUPPER. I ADDED 2 GRILLED CHICKEN BREAST - CUBED- SEASONED WITH GARLIC. VERY GOOD. MY KIDS LIKED IT ALOT AND THEY ARE NOT BIG FANS OF HEATHY FOODS. - 2/8/08

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    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Great recipe - 2/8/08

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    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I have always loved this stuff now I have the recipe - 2/5/08

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  • 2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I'm going to try this as soon as I find a low sodium soup. I'm used to using Velveta Light, so this will be interesting to try. - 2/1/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    yummy - 1/31/08

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