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Tuesday’s Taste Tempters 1.4.11

Tuesday’s Taste Tempters 1.4.11

Posted: Tuesday, January 4, 2011 8:01 pm

Today’s recipe comes from the kitchen of Dreamfields Pasta.
Stove Top Mac n Cheese
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 13 minutes

1 box Dreamfields Elbows
1 cup prepared light Alfredo sauce
2 cups shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese or part-skim mozzarella cheese or a combination
1/2 cup skim milk

Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and return to pan; remove from heat.
Immediately add Alfredo sauce, cheese and milk to pasta; stir constantly until cheese is melted. Add additional milk if necessary for desired consistency. Serve immediately.
Stir-ins: Cooked chicken, turkey, ham cubes, hot dog pieces, meatballs, cooked chicken or turkey sausage, cooked broccoli florets, green peas, chopped tomato or halved cherry tomatoes.
Makes 6 servings.
Nutrition information (1/6 of recipe): 385 calories; 20 g protein; 11 g digestible carbohydrates*; 13 g total fat; 7 g saturated fat; 35 mg cholesterol; 570 mg sodium; 6 g total dietary fiber.
*If traditional pasta is used in this recipe, there is a total of 51 g carbohydrate.  
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