Easy Italian Mac and Cheese

Betty Crocker® mac & cheese with a twist--the addition of Italian sausage and fire-roasted tomatoes--makes this mac & cheese extra special!

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
box (7 oz) Betty Crocker® mac & cheese original
Margarine and milk called for on mac & cheese box
1/2
lb Italian turkey sausage
1
can (14.5 oz ) fire-roasted diced tomatoes, drained
1/4
cup Progresso® Italian style panko crispy bread crumbs
  • 1 Make mac & cheese as directed on box.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, cook and stir sausage over medium-high heat about 5 minutes or until no longer pink; drain.
  • 3 Stir cooked sausage and tomatoes into mac & cheese. Cook about 1 minute or until hot. Top with bread crumbs. Serve hot.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    450
    (
    Calories from Fat
    180),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    20g
    20%
    (Saturated Fat
    3 1/2g,
    3 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    2 1/2g
    2 1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    55mg
    55%;
    Sodium
    1100mg
    1100%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    46g
    46%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    21g
    21%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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