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Macaroni and Cheese with Glazed Vegetables

Ready In: 45 minutes
Serves: 5
Low Added SugarVegetarian
Try using sharp Cheddar cheese to kick up the flavor in this family favorite.

What you'll need

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Large pot with lid (or slow cooker)
Strainer
Large skillet
Spatula or spoon
Casserole dish
Microwave-safe dish

Ingredients

Serves 5
2 cups Macaroni uncooked
Nonstick Cooking Spray
1/2 cup Onions chopped
3/4 cup Evaporated Skim Milk
1 Egg beaten
1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper
1 3/4 cups Cheddar Cheese low-fat, shredded
4 cups Mixed Vegetables
1 teaspoon Orange Peel grated
1/2 cup Orange Juice 100%
1 tablespoon Dijon-style Mustard
1 teaspoon Soy Sauce

Directions

1.Cook the macaroni noodles according to the package directions; drain and set aside.
2.Place an oven rack in the middle of the oven. Preheat oven to 350˚F.
3.Spray a skillet with nonstick cooking spray and heat over medium heat.
4.Add onions to skillet and sauté until tender, about 3 minutes.
5.Add evaporated milk, egg, ground black pepper, and 1½ cups cheese; mix until smooth.
6.Add cooked macaroni noodles to the cheese sauce and stir until well coated.
7.Spray a casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray.
8.Pour the mixture into the casserole dish and sprinkle the top with the remaining ¼ cup cheese.
9.Bake for 25 minutes or until the top bubbles and begins to brown.
10.While the macaroni and cheese is baking, cook mixed vegetables in a microwave safe dish according to the instructions on the package.
11.Combine the remaining ingredients in a small bowl and stir until well blended.
12.Drain vegetables and toss with the orange juice mixture.
13.Serve 1 cup of macaroni and cheese alongside ¾ cup of glazed vegetables.

Chef's Tips

Use whole wheat pasta for more nutrients and to keep you feeling full for longer.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1.75 cup

Serving Per Container 5

Amount Per Serving
Calories 457
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6 g8%
Saturated Fat 2 g10%
Sodium 597 mg26%
Total Carbohydrate 27 g10%
Dietary Fiber 10 g36%
Protein 27 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs: