Cooking Recipes

Mac and Cheese

Mac and Cheese


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Kate Sears

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Cal/Serv:
295

Yields:

8

Prep Time:

0

hours

10

mins

Total Time:

0

hours

20

mins

1


box higher-fiber penne rigate pasta (we used Ronzoni Smart Taste)

3
tbsp.

all-purpose flour

1/2
tsp.

each onion powder and salt

1/4
tsp.

Freshly ground pepper

2
c.

1% milk

2


jar puréed carrots (baby food)

1


bag shredded reduced-fat extra-sharp Cheddar

1
tbsp.

plain dry bread crumbs

  1. Cook pasta as package directs. Meanwhile, mix flour, onion powder, salt and pepper in medium saucepan. Whisk in milk until smooth. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils and thickens, about 5 minutes; remove from heat.
  2. Heat broiler. Coat a 1 1/2- qt shallow baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. Stir puréed carrots and 1/2 cup Cheddar into white sauce until cheese is melted. Drain pasta and return to pot; stir in sauce. Spoon half the pasta into prepared dish; sprinkle with 1/2 cup Cheddar. Top with remaining pasta, cheese and the crumbs. Broil 4 to 6 in. from heat about 6 to 7 minutes until top is lightly browned.

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Kate Sears

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