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Spicy Parmesan, Cheddar & Jack Mac & Cheese

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This crowd-pleasing Spicy Parmesan, Cheddar & Jack Mac & Cheese gets kicked up with a splash of hot sauce.
time
prep:
20 min
total:
1 hr
servings
total:
6 servings

What You Need

1-1/2
cups  whole grain elbow macaroni, uncooked
2
Tbsp.  butter
2
Tbsp.  flour
3/4
cup  milk
1
cup  KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Cheddar Cheese, divided
1/2
cup  KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Colby & Monterey Jack Cheeses, divided
1/4
cup  KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese, divided
1
tsp.  TACO BELL® Hot Sauce
1/4
tsp.  ground black pepper
2
Tbsp.  dry whole wheat bread crumbs

Make It

HEAT oven to 350°F.

COOK macaroni as directed on package, omitting salt.

MEANWHILE, melt butter in small saucepan on low heat. Stir in flour; cook and stir 2 min. or until bubbly. Gradually stir in milk; cook and stir on medium heat until mixture comes to boil and thickens. Simmer on low heat 3 min. Remove from heat.

RESERVE 1 Tbsp. of each cheese. Add remaining cheeses to sauce; stir until shredded cheeses are completely melted and mixture is well blended. Stir in hot sauce and pepper.

DRAIN macaroni; spoon into 1-1/2-qt. casserole sprayed with cooking spray. Add cheese sauce; mix well. Toss bread crumbs with reserved cheeses; sprinkle over macaroni mixture.

BAKE 35 to 40 min. or until macaroni mixture is heated through and crumb topping is lightly browned.

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Kraft Kitchens Tips

Serving Suggestion
Serve with fresh vegetables and your favorite fresh fruit to round out the meal.
Special Extra
For a Mexican twist, omit hot sauce. Stir 1 finely chopped jalapeño pepper into macaroni mixture before spooning into prepared casserole.
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