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Spinach-Macaroni & Cheese

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Fresh spinach and a dash of nutmeg give this from-scratch mac and cheese great color and a tantalizing aroma.
30 min
1 hr 10 min
8 servings, 1 cup each

What You Need

pkg.  (10 oz.) fresh spinach, stems removed
cups  elbow macaroni, uncooked
Tbsp.  margarine
 onion, chopped
clove  garlic, minced
cup  flour
cups  milk
cups  KRAFT Finely Shredded Italian* Five Cheese Blend, divided
tsp.  ground red pepper (cayenne)
tsp.  ground nutmeg

Make It

HEAT oven to 350°F.

BRING large saucepan of water to boil. Add spinach; cook 1 to 2 min. or just until wilted. Drain. Use same pan to cook macaroni as directed on package, omitting salt. Meanwhile, melt margarine in large saucepan on medium heat. Add onions; cook 5 min., stirring frequently. Add garlic and flour; cook and stir 1 min. Whisk in milk; bring to boil, stirring constantly. Add 2-1/4 cups cheese; cook and stir until melted. Stir in pepper and nutmeg.

SQUEEZE excess water from spinach; chop finely. Drain macaroni. Add to cheese sauce; stir until evenly coated. Spoon half the macaroni mixture into 13x9-inch baking dish; cover with spinach. Top with remaining macaroni mixture and shredded cheese.

BAKE 30 min. or until golden brown. Let stand 10 min. before serving.

* Made with quality cheeses crafted in the USA.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Serving Suggestion
Serve with a mixed green salad tossed with your favorite KRAFT Lite Dressing.
Creative Leftovers
Cool any leftovers; freeze in 1-cup portions for easy reheating.
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