FB Crunchy Crust Mac and Cheese

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 381.5
  • Total Fat: 19.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 17.5 mg
  • Sodium: 242.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 37.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.9 g
  • Protein: 17.7 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    4 ounces multi-grain macaroni
    4 tablespoons olive oil, divided
    3 tablespoons Panko bread crumbs
    2 tablespoons flour
    1/2 teaspoon paprika
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1/8 teaspoon black pepper
    2 cups fat-free milk
    1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese


1.Preheat the oven to 350F. Coat an 8" x 8" baking dish with vegetable spray.
2.Bring a pot of water to a boil and cook the macaroni according to package directions. Drain, rinse with cold water and drain again. Set aside.
3.Combine the bread crumbs and 2 teaspoons oil in a small bowl. Stir with a fork to evenly coat the crumbs with oil.
4.Add the remaining 3 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon oil to a large saucepan. Set over medium-high heat. Whisk in the flour, paprika, salt and pepper until smooth.
5.Add the milk, whisking constantly. Cook, whisking, for about 5 minutes, or until thickened.
6.Remove from the heat. Stir in the cheese until it melts. Stir in the macaroni. Pour into the baking dish. Top evenly with the crumbs.
7.Bake for 15 minutes, or until bubbling and golden. Allow to sit for 10 minutes before serving.

Serving Size:6

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JUDY8880000.

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  • fantastic. I added 1 tso minced onion, 1/2 chicken boulion cube, 1/4 tsp dry mustard powder, and a couple dasshes of cayenne pepper. yum - 6/28/13

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