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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.

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  • 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

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 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.
  • 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.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

For a smaller family, this recipe can easily be halved. Just divide all ingredients in half and assemble in an 11x7-inch (2-quart) baking dish. Or make the whole recipe and freeze the leftovers for another meal.

Nutritional information

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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.