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Baked Macaroni & Cheese with Greens

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5 servings, about 1 cup each

Want to get more kale on the menu? Not sure if the family will like it? They might not even notice the greens in this creamy, cheesy baked mac and cheese.

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  • Heat oven to 350ºF.
  • Cook macaroni as directed on package, omitting salt.
  • Meanwhile, heat 1 Tbsp. oil in large saucepan on medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 min. Add kale; cook and stir 3 to 4 min. or until wilted. Spoon into bowl; set aside.
  • Heat remaining oil in same pan. Whisk in flour; cook and stir 1 min. Gradually whisk in milk; cook and stir 3 to 5 min. or until thickened. Add 1-1/4 cups shredded cheese, 1 Tbsp. Parmesan and mustard; cook and stir 2 to 3 min. or until shredded cheese is melted.
  • Drain macaroni. Add to cheese sauce along with the kale; mix well. Spoon into 1-1/2-qt. casserole sprayed with cooking spray; top with remaining cheeses.
  • Bake 20 min. or until heated through.

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Serving Suggestion

For added color and texture, serve with a mixed green salad tossed with your favorite KRAFT Lite Dressing.


Substitute fresh spinach for the kale.


  • 5 servings, about 1 cup each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 5 servings, about 1 cup each
Calories 530
Total fat 28g
Saturated fat 11g
Cholesterol 50mg
Sodium 450mg
Carbohydrate 50g
Dietary fiber 3g
Sugars 7g
Protein 21g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 110 %DV
Vitamin C 35 %DV
Calcium 50 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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