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Homemade Mac & Cheese with a Kick

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4 servings, 1-1/4 cups each

Creamy, cheesy, and baked until bubbly, this mac and cheese casserole has everything you expect in your comfort food fave—with a little cayenne kick.

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  • Heat oven to 400ºF.
  • Cook macaroni as directed on package, omitting salt.
  • Meanwhile, melt butter in large saucepan on medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 min. Stir in flour. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly; cook and stir 3 to 5 min. or until thickened. Remove from heat. Stir in Parmesan and red pepper.
  • Drain pasta. Add to cheese sauce; mix well. Spoon into 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray; sprinkle with Colby & Monterey Jack cheeses.
  • Bake 25 min. or until Colby & Monterey Jack cheeses are melted and pasta mixture is heated through.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with a crisp mixed green salad tossed with your favorite KRAFT Dressing.


  • 4 servings, 1-1/4 cups each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings, 1-1/4 cups each
Calories 600
Total fat 28g
Saturated fat 17g
Cholesterol 85mg
Sodium 590mg
Carbohydrate 58g
Dietary fiber 3g
Sugars 8g
Protein 28g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 25 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 60 %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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