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Mini Octopus Macaroni & Cheese

Mini Octopus Macaroni & Cheese recipe
photo by:kraft
No seafood in this macaroni and cheese recipe—just a hot dog in octopus disguise! This is how you make a kid-friendly dish even friendlier!
time
prep:
10 min
total:
25 min
servings
total:
4 servings
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What You Need

4
 OSCAR MAYER Wieners
1
pkg.  (7-1/4 oz.) KRAFT Macaroni & Cheese Dinner

Make It

CUT wieners lengthwise in half, starting each cut about 1 inch from 1 end of each wiener. Roll each wiener one-quarter turn and cut a second lengthwise cut, again starting about 1 inch from uncut end. (This will form the 4 legs of each octopus.) Use sharp knife or kitchen shears to cut each leg lengthwise in half, about 1 inch from uncut end, creating a total of 8 legs in each wiener. Poke 2 holes into the uncut portion of each wiener for the eyes.

PREPARE Dinner as directed on package. Meanwhile, add wieners to separate saucepan of boiling water; cook as directed on package, watching each wiener turn into an octopus right before your eyes.

SPOON Dinner into 4 serving bowls; top each with a wiener octopus.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Healthy Living
Save 170 calories and 19 g of fat, including 3.5 g of sat fat, per serving by preparing the Dinner following the Light Prep directions and using OSCAR MAYER Light Wieners.
Use Your Microwave
Save time by preparing with 4 single-serve packets of KRAFT EASY MAC.
Serving Suggestion
Serve this dish with your child's favorite vegetable, such as baby carrots or sliced carrots.
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