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Whole Wheat Mac N Cheese

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Ingredients
  Uncooked whole wheat elbow macaroni 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Carrot 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Onion 1 Tablespoon, finley chopped
  Reduced calorie margarine 1 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Dried tarragon leaves 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Buttermilk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Frozen peas 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shredded pasteurized process american cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Prepare macaroni as directed on package.
Rinse with warm water.
Drain.
Set aside.
In 1 1/2-quart casserole, combine carrot, onion and margarine.
Cover.
Microwave at High for 2 to 3 minutes, or until carrot is tender-crisp.
Stir in flour, tarragon and pepper.
Blend in buttermilk.
Stir in peas.
Reduce power to 70% (Medium High).
Microwave, uncovered, for 6 to 8 1/2 minutes, or until sauce thickens and bubbles, stirring 2 or 3 times.
Add macaroni and American cheese.
Mix well.
Microwave at 70% (Medium High) for 2 to 3 minutes longer, or until hot, stirring once.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Curry
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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