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Twisty Macaroni And Cheese

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The twisty macaroni and cheese is an easy microwaved meal recipe that is erved with a handful of crumbled bacon topping. Cooked with broccoli and cheese, this elbow macaroni can be combined with more veggies like tomatoes and peas for more taste and flavor.
  Elbow macaroni/Corkscrew 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Bacon slices 2
  Frozen broccoli cuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Pasteurized processed cheese spread 8 Ounce

Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain and set aside.
Meanwhile, place bacon in a 1 1/2 quart microwave safe casserole.
Cover and cook in a microwave oven on 100% (high) power for 1 to 2 minutes or till crisp; drain and crumble.
Use a paper towel to wipe out the casserole.
In same casse combine broccoli and water.
Micro-cook on high for 3 to 5 miutes or till crisp tender; drain.
Stir in process cheese spread.
Micro-cook, uncovered, on high for 1 minute.
Stir in cooked macaroni.
Micro cook on high for 2 to 3 minutes or till heated through, stirring once.
Sprinkle with bacon.

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 345 Calories from Fat 131

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g23.3%

Saturated Fat 8.1 g40.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 40.9 mg13.6%

Sodium 661.3 mg27.6%

Total Carbohydrates 32 g10.6%

Dietary Fiber 1.9 g7.6%

Sugars 1.5 g

Protein 16 g32.1%

Vitamin A 22.4% Vitamin C 27.1%

Calcium 30.8% Iron 8.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Twisty Macaroni And Cheese Recipe