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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 349.4
  • Total Fat: 14.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 37.9 mg
  • Sodium: 412.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 36.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.6 g
  • Protein: 19.6 g

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Mac & cheese with turkey bacon, peas & mushrooms. Adapted from Looney Spoons recipe "Smackaroni & Cheese." Mac & cheese with turkey bacon, peas & mushrooms. Adapted from Looney Spoons recipe "Smackaroni & Cheese."
Number of Servings: 6


    1 tbsp butter
    2/3 c minced onions
    4 oz (113 g) turkey bacon, chopped
    1 c finely chopped crimini mushrooms
    1/2 c frozen sweet green peas
    1 can (14 oz/370 ml) 2% evaporated milk
    2 tbsp all-purpose flour
    1/2 tsp ground mustard
    1 c (4 oz/113 g) packed shredded old (sharp) cheddar cheese
    1 c (4 oz/113 g) packed shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
    1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
    2 c uncooked whole wheat macaroni


1. Melt butter in 10" skillet over medium heat. Add onions & bacon. Cook until bacon is lightly browned & onions are golden (about 10 mins). In the meantime cook macaroni per package instructions. Add mushrooms to skillet & cook until tender. Stir in peas until heated through.

2. Preheat broiler. Whisk together milk, flour & mustard. Add to bacon mixture in skillet. Cook until sauce bubbly & thickened. Remove from heat and stir in 3/4 of cheddar & 3/4 of mozza cheese until melted. Add pepper. Transfer to 2L oven-proof dish. Add cooked & drained macaroni & mix well. Sprinkle remaining cheese on top & broil until lightly browned.

Serving Size: makes 6 modest portions

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CHUCKANUCKA.

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