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Today's Macaroni and Cheese

Prep Time: 20 min  |  Cook Time: 15 min  |  Servings: 8  |  Calories: 367
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Today's Macaroni and Cheese
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
15 min
Servings
8
Calories
367

Nothing beats a bowl of hot macaroni and cheese made with rich flavored Sargento® Shredded 4 Cheese Mexican - Fine Cut and zesty chunky salsa mixed in for a bit of elevated flavor. This ultimate comfort food just got even better so dig in and enjoy!

Ingredients
  • 2 cups milk
  • 4 Tbsp. butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups chunky-style salsa
  • 1-1/2 tsp. salt
  • 3 cups (12 oz.) Sargento® Shredded 4 Cheese Mexican - Fine Cut
  • 1 lb. pasta (elbow macaroni, cork-screw or rotini) cooked, drained and warm
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
Directions
  1. Warm milk in small saucepan over medium heat or in microwave oven.
  2. Melt butter in medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in flour and whisk 2 minutes until mixture becomes golden in color. Add warmed milk; continue to whisk until mixture thickens and comes to a full boil. Stir in salsa and salt; remove from heat. Stir in cheese until melted.
  3. Pour cheese sauce over pasta and spoon into serving dish. Sprinkle with cilantro and serve hot.

Serving Size

Calories

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 20.40g 31%
Sat. Fat 12.00g 58%
Mono Unsat. Fat 5.30g
Poly Unsat. Fat 0.80g
Cholesterol 59mg 20%
Sodium 1243mg 52%
Amount/Serving%DV*
Total Carbohydrate 30g 10%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 0g
Protein 16g
Amount/Serving%DV*
Vitamin A 98RE
Vitamin C 1mg 0%
Calcium 363mg 36%
Iron 1mg 6%