Rating: 3.5 stars
8 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1

It seems everyone loves mac and cheese. This quick and easy pasta toss combines three types of cheese, plus sausage, for creamy yet hearty texture and flavor. For a more colorful version, stir in spinach.

Lia Huber
Recipe by Cooking Light April 2007

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Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Jan Gautro

Recipe Summary

Yield:
4 servings (serving size: about 1 1/4 cups)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat a large nonstick saucepan over medium-high heat. Add sausage; sauté 4 minutes or until browned. Combine milk and flour in a small bowl, stirring well with a whisk. Add milk mixture to pan; bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to medium. Stir in cheeses, onion powder, and garlic salt; cook 3 minutes or until cheeses melt, stirring constantly. Stir in pasta. Garnish with parsley, if desired. Serve immediately.

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Nutrition Facts

433 calories; calories from fat 29%; fat 13.9g; saturated fat 7.8g; mono fat 3.8g; poly fat 0.9g; protein 23.6g; carbohydrates 53.1g; fiber 2.7g; cholesterol 56mg; iron 2.4mg; sodium 538mg; calcium 340mg.
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