(Hidden Veggie) Mac & Cheese

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 345.4
  • Total Fat: 10.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 22.2 mg
  • Sodium: 315.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 44.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.3 g
  • Protein: 18.5 g

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Your kids will love this so much - they won't even know it's good for them! Your kids will love this so much - they won't even know it's good for them!
Number of Servings: 8


    14 oz. Barilla PLUS Elbow Macaroni
    6 oz. frozen Sweet Potato Fries
    2 cups Non-fat Milk
    4 oz. Kraft 2% Milk Sharp Cheddar Cheese, grated
    2 oz. Monterey Jack Cheese, grated
    1/2 cup Lowfat Ricotta Cheese
    1 tsp. salt
    1 tsp. ground Mustard
    1 tsp. Chili Powder
    2 Tbsp. seasoned, dry bread crumbs
    2 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese, grated
    1 tsp. olive oil


1) Boil (salted) water for macaroni and cook 6-7 minutes until tender, but firm.
2) Preheat oven to 375. Spray 13x9 pan with cooking spray.
3) Put frozen fries on a plate and microwave 2-3 minutes until soft.
4) Add milk and fries to blender - blend until smooth.
5) Pour mixture into saucepan and cook on medium heat until simmering - stir often.
6) Remove from heat; add cheeses and spices.
7) Drain macaroni and mix with cheese sauce; pour into 13x9 pan.
8) In a small bowl, mix bread crumbs, parmesan cheese, and olive oil. Sprinkle over macaroni.
9) Bake for 18 minutes. Then broil for 2 additional minutes (watching carefully, so it doesn't burn) to brown crumb mixture.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JLIUZZO.

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