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McPhersonSentinel - McPherson, KS
  • Side dish recipe: Creamy Macaroni 'n' Cheese

  • Creamy Macaroni 'n' Cheese
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  • Ingredients
    * 1/3 cup finely chopped onion
    * 3-1/2 cups cooked elbow macaroni
    * 1-3/4 cups shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
    * 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
    * 1/2 cup fat-free evaporated milk
    * 1-3/4 cups 2% cottage cheese
    * 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
    * 1/2 teaspoon salt
    * 1/4 teaspoon pepper
    Directions
    * In a large microwave-safe bowl, cover and microwave onion on high for 1 minute or until tender; drain. Add the macaroni, cheddar cheese and parsley; set aside.
    * In a blender, combine the milk, cottage cheese, mustard, salt and pepper; cover and process until smooth. Stir into macaroni mixture.
    * Pour into a 1-1/2-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned. Yield: 8 servings.

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