Jazzy Mac 'n' Cheese Recipe

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Jazzy Mac 'n' Cheese Recipe
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Jazzy Mac 'n' Cheese Recipe

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Adding Parmesan and mozzarella to already cheesy macaroni will have your clan clamoring for this tried-and-true pasta dish. Diced tomatoes and chilies add color and zip.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (7-1/4 ounces) macaroni and cheese dinner mix
  • 1 can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chilies, undrained
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

In a medium saucepan, bring 6 cups water to a boil. Add macaroni; set aside cheese packet. Cook, uncovered, for 6-8 minutes or until tender. Drain and return to saucepan.
Add tomatoes and butter; mix until butter is melted. Add the reserved cheese packet; mix well. Remove from heat; stir in the Parmesan and mozzarella cheeses. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Jazzy Mac 'n' Cheese in Taste of Home Meals in Minutes Calendar Annual 2003, p9

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 384 calories, 20g fat (12g saturated fat), 57mg cholesterol, 1073mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 1g fiber), 16g protein.

  • 1 package (7-1/4 ounces) macaroni and cheese dinner mix
  • 1 can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chilies, undrained
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  1. In a medium saucepan, bring 6 cups water to a boil. Add macaroni; set aside cheese packet. Cook, uncovered, for 6-8 minutes or until tender. Drain and return to saucepan.
  2. Add tomatoes and butter; mix until butter is melted. Add the reserved cheese packet; mix well. Remove from heat; stir in the Parmesan and mozzarella cheeses. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Jazzy Mac 'n' Cheese in Taste of Home Meals in Minutes Calendar Annual 2003, p9

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wyndechyme User ID: 6183676 76537
Reviewed Sep. 30, 2011

"This recipe didn't taste bad but I can't say I enjoyed it much. It was very easy to make and my 6 year-old son loved helping me make it."

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devilgrrl User ID: 5356323 65569
Reviewed Nov. 9, 2010

"Very tasty. A nice change from ordinary mac & cheese."

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