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Italian Style Macaroni and Cheese
Italian Style Macaroni and Cheese

Italian Style Macaroni and Cheese

Recipe and Photo by Julia Jolliff, A Cedar Spoon
Tomatoes, spinach and a blend of spices give this ultra-cheesy macaroni and cheese its Italian-style appeal.
What You Need
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2 cups elbow macaroni, cooked
1-1/2 cups 1% milk
3 Tbsp. flour
1-1/2 cups KRAFT Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese. divided
1 cup KRAFT Mexican Style Finely Shredded Four Cheese
1/4 tsp. onion powder
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, drained
1 pkg. (5 oz.) baby spinach, rinsed
1/4 cup bread crumbs
season to taste
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Let's Make It
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 1-1/2-qt casserole dish with cooking spray and set aside.
Heat large pot over medium heat and add the milk, flour, 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese, Mexican Style cheese, , onion powder, garlic powder and cayenne red pepper and whisk until the cheese begins to melt.
Remove from the heat and stir in the pasta, diced tomatoes and spinach and continue to mix until the spinach is wilted.
Pour the macaroni and cheese into a 1-1/2-qt. casserole dish. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese and the breadcrumbs. Bake for 20 minutes or until the cheese is bubbly.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Serving Suggestion
Omit the cayenne red pepper if you want less spice in the dish.
Tip 2
You can substitute in other vegetables to your liking. Try adding cooked peas, or cooked mixed vegetables. This dish is very customizable to your family’s tastes.
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