Double Delicious Macaroni and Cheese

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 289.5
  • Total Fat: 4.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 11.6 mg
  • Sodium: 515.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 48.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.4 g
  • Protein: 12.8 g

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Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    1 lb whole wheat pasta, such as elbows or shells
    Nonstick spray
    2 T Blue bonnet Light, softened
    1 T flour
    2 c 1/2 % milk
    1 c shredded Kraft 2% cheddar cheese
    1 t salt
    c carrot or sweet potato puree
    c Panko breadcrumbs
    2 T parmesan cheese

Directions

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the pasta and cook according to package directions until al dente.

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. coat a 9 x 12 baking dish with cooking spray.

Heat the margarine in a heavy-bottomed saucepan. Whisk in milk to prevent lumps from forming. Bring to a boil and cook until the mixture thickens slightly, about 5 minutes. Add the cheddar cheese, salt, and carrot puree. Whisk until smooth. Stir the cheese mixture into the pasta.

Transfer to a baking dish. Sprinkle the top with breadcrumbs and parmesan. Bake until the macaroni and cheese is bubbly and the breadcrumbs begin to brown, 20 minutes.

Serving Size: makes 8 servings

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JENNIDANGEROUS.

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