Lickety Split Alfredo Style Mac and Cheese

Enjoy macaroni and cheese with a twist. Green Giant® Valley Fresh Steamers™ Select® broccoli and Progresso® bread crumbs come together in this meatless family dinner.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 8

Ingredients

3
cups uncooked elbow macaroni (12 oz)
1
cup matchstick-cut or shredded carrots (from 10-oz bag)
1
bag (12 oz) Green Giant™ Steamers™ Select® frozen broccoli florets, thawed
2
containers (10 oz each) refrigerated Alfredo pasta sauce
3/4
cup freshly shredded Parmesan cheese (6 oz)
3/4
cup Progresso® panko crispy bread crumbs
3
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2 In 5-quart Dutch oven, heat 4 quarts water to boiling. Add macaroni; cook 4 minutes. Stir in carrots; cook 2 minutes longer or until tender. Drain. Return macaroni and carrots to Dutch oven. Stir in broccoli, Alfredo sauce and 1/2 cup of the cheese. Spoon into baking dish.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix bread crumbs, remaining 1/4 cup cheese and the butter; sprinkle evenly over casserole.
  • 4 Bake uncovered 25 to 30 minutes or until thoroughly heated and topping is golden.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    600
    (
    Calories from Fat
    310),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    34g
    34%
    (Saturated Fat
    20g,
    20%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    95mg
    95%;
    Sodium
    840mg
    840%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    52g
    52%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    21g
    21%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    70%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    45%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 1/2 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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