Easy Skillet Green Chile Mac 'n' Cheese

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Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 251
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 7.3 g
Satfat 4.6 g
Monofat 0.2 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 11.6 g
Carbohydrate 34.1 g
Fiber 1.5 g
Cholesterol 22 mg
Iron 1.7 mg
Sodium 491 mg
Calcium 229 mg

Ingredients

1/2 (16-oz.) package penne pasta
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups 1% low-fat milk
1 cup (4 oz.) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1 (4-oz.) can chopped green chiles, undrained
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Pinch of paprika

Preparation

1. Prepare pasta according to package directions.

2. Whisk together flour and 1/4 cup milk. Add flour mixture to remaining milk, whisking until smooth.

3. Bring milk mixture to a boil in a large skillet over medium heat; reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer, whisking constantly, 3 to 5 minutes or until smooth. Stir in cheese and next 4 ingredients until smooth. Stir in pasta, and cook 1 minute or until thoroughly heated. Serve immediately.

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Melissa Quinones, Eustis, Florida,

December 2008