Blush Mac and Cheese with Tomatoes

  • BarbPila Posted: 03/15/13
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    This was a quick, easy variation of Mac and Cheese. I made a few slight changes: • used 3 oz cheddar and 1 oz mozzarella because I had it on hand • didn't have any spinach so I skipped it, but I'm sure it would be a good addition. • I only had penne pasta so I used that instead of corkscrews * didn't have any fresh tomatoes, so I drained a can of petite diced and warmed them in a pot before putting them on top. • put a sprinkle of crushed red pepper flakes on top for a tiny bit of heat. Both the recipe as is and with my changes calculated out to 10 WW points. I will make this again when I'm craving cheese. It would be great with a nice salad on the side but since I didn't have that either, a glass of red wine did the trick. ;)

  • LauraB08 Posted: 01/19/14
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    VERY TASTY. I highly recommend this recipe as it's written.

  • altmegan Posted: 06/04/14
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    Very yummy! I made a couple changes to the recipe. My grocery store didn't have unsalted tomato paste or reduced fat white cheddar, so I just used regular tomato paste and cheese. I also added the full 6 oz package of spinach instead of just 4 oz. Another note: It took longer than 4 minutes for the sauce to thicken before I added the cheese, and I had to put the pot back on the stove for the cheese to melt.

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