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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 9
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 398.8
  • Total Fat: 15.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 28.5 mg
  • Sodium: 691.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 41.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.4 g
  • Protein: 20.4 g

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Macaroni and Cheese

Submitted by: JENNMADDIE

Introduction

Great! Doesn't have a granular texture like most mac and cheese recipes. Great! Doesn't have a granular texture like most mac and cheese recipes.
Number of Servings: 9

Ingredients

    3 1/2 cup uncooked macaroni
    4 tbsp margarine, divided
    3 tbsp all purpose flour
    3 cups milk (1/2 1% and 1/2 2% used)
    2 1/2 cups Tex Mex shredded cheese blend, divided
    3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
    1/2 tsp salt
    1/2 tsp pepper
    1/2 cup dry bread crumbs

Directions

Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a Dutch oven, melt 3 tbsp margarine. Str in flour until smooth; gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add 2 cups Tex Mex cheese, 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, salt and pepper.
Drain pasta. Add to cheese mixture; toss gently to coat. Transfer to a greased 11x7 inch baking dish. Melt remaining margarine; add bread crumbs and remaining Tex Mex and Parmesan cheeses. Sprinkle over top. Bake, uncovered, at 400 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 9 servings.

Number of Servings: 9

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JENNMADDIE.





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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is a GREAT recipe. I make a similar version but I saute some minced onions and a clove of minced garlic in the margarine to add a kick of flavour. To prevent that gritty texture do not add the cheese until the milk is thickened and bubbly. Sometimes I add tuna or chicken to make a casserole - 2/23/10

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