• Quick & Creamy Macaroni & Cheese with Spinach

Quick & Creamy Macaroni & Cheese with Spinach

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Prep Time
25
min.
Total Time
25
min.
Servings

5 servings, about 1 cup each

We don't think of this creamy mac and cheese as a dastardly trick to get kids to eat spinach. We think of it as a clever (and very effective) ruse.

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  • Cook macaroni as directed on package, omitting salt.
  • Meanwhile, heat 1 Tbsp. oil in large saucepan on medium heat. Add spinach and garlic; cook and stir 3 min. or until spinach is wilted. Spoon into bowl; set aside.
  • Heat remaining oil in same saucepan. Whisk in flour; cook and stir 1 min. Gradually whisk in milk; cook and stir 3 to 5 min. or until thickened. Add cheeses; cook and stir 2 to 3 min. or until shredded cheese is melted.
  • Drain macaroni. Add to cheese sauce along with the spinach; cook and stir 3 min. or until heated through.

Serving Suggestion

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

Substitute

Substitute loosely packed chopped Swiss chard leaves for the spinach.

Servings

  • 5 servings, about 1 cup each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 5 servings, about 1 cup each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 530
% Daily Value
Total fat 28g
Saturated fat 13g
Cholesterol 55mg
Sodium 490mg
Carbohydrate 47g
Dietary fiber 3g
Sugars 7g
Protein 23g
   
Vitamin A 60 %DV
Vitamin C 6 %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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