Cheesy Macaroni and Veggies
|Water||8 Cup (128 tbs)|
|Elbow macaroni||8 Ounce, uncooked|
|Sliced carrot||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Broccoli flowerets||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Shredded reduced fat sharp cheddar cheese||7 Ounce, divided (1.75 Cups)|
|Reduced calorie margarine||1 Tablespoon|
|Freshly ground pepper||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|All purpose flour||1 Tablespoon|
|Evaporated skimmed milk||1 Cup (16 tbs), divided|
|Vegetable cooking spray||1|
Bring water to a boil in a Dutch oven: Add macaroni, carrot, and broccoli; cook 8 minutes or until macaroni is almost tender.
Return macaroni mixture to Dutch oven; add 1 1/4 cups cheese and next 3 ingredients; toss lightly.
Combine flour and 3 tablespoons milk in a small bowl; stir well with a wire whisk.
Stir in remaining milk.
Stir milk mixture into macaroni mixture.
Spoon mixture into an 11- x 7- x 1 1/2-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray.
Cover and bake at 350° for 25 minutes.
Uncover and sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup cheese over top of casserole.
Bake 5 additional minutes or until cheese melts.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1893 Calories from Fat 445
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 49 g75.6%
Saturated Fat 24.4 g121.8%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 165.5 mg55.2%
Sodium 2643.9 mg110.2%
Total Carbohydrates 252 g83.9%
Dietary Fiber 15.6 g62.3%
Sugars 57 g
Protein 108 g216.8%
Vitamin A 954.5% Vitamin C 245.1%
Calcium 268.1% Iron 40.6%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet