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Salsa Mac With Colby Jack

Salsa Mac With Colby Jack
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Ingredients
Prep: 10 minutes | Cook: 25-30 minutes |
  • 1 cup
    elbow macaroni, uncooked
  • 1 medium
    tomato
  • 1/2 medium
    green bell pepper
  • 1/2 small
    onion
  • 1 tablespoon
    butter
  • 1 tablespoon
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cups
    1% low-fat milk
  • 8 ounces
    low-fat Colby Jack or cheddar cheese, shredded
  •  
    fresh ground black pepper
Instructions
  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, dice tomato, green bell pepper, and onion.
  3. Drain cooked macaroni and add with tomato and green bell pepper. Reserve.
  4. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  5. In a medium saucepan, sauté diced onion in butter until translucent.
  6. Stir in flour and black pepper.
  7. Add milk. Cook until slightly thickened and bubbly.
  8. Add cheese and stir until melted.
  9. Add macaroni/vegetable mixture to cheese sauce and coat evenly.
  10. Transfer to a 9-inch pie plate. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until bubbly. Cool for about 10 minutes before serving.
Nutritional Information

Makes: 6 servings
  • Calories182
  • Protein14 g
  • Carbohydrates39 g
  • Fat6 g
    • Saturated fat4 g
  • Cholesterol10 mg
  • Sodium285 mg
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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