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Festive Macaroni & Cheese


Mac & Cheese with a Singles Twist

What You Need

  • 1 pkg. (16 oz.) elbow macaroni, uncooked
  • 1 can (14.5 oz.) tomato sauce
  • 2 cups frozen corn
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 small each green and red pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 small zucchini, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 can (12 oz.) evaporated milk
  • 3 canned chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 1 cup KRAFT Shredded Low-Moisture Part-Skim Mozzarella Cheese
  • 12 KRAFT Singles


  1. Heat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Cook macaroni in large saucepan as directed on package, omitting salt. Meanwhile, combine tomato sauce, vegetables and cilantro. Blend evaporated milk and chipotle peppers in blender until smooth.
  3. Drain macaroni; return to pan. Add chipotle mixture with mozzarella and 4 Singles; cook and stir 5 min. or until cheeses are completely melted. Spoon half into 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray; top with layers of half each of the vegetable mixture and remaining Singles. Repeat layers of macaroni and vegetables; cover.
  4. Bake 25 min. or until heated through. Top with remaining Singles; bake, uncovered, 5 min. or until melted.
Cooking time (duration)

Prep Time: 30 min. | Total Time: 1 hour

Number of servings (yield)

12 servings




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Nutritional Information

Per Serving: 310 calories, 10g total fat, 5g saturated fat, 30mg cholesterol, 580mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate, 3g dietary fiber, 8g sugars, 15g protein, 20%DV vitamin A, 20%DV vitamin C, 40%DV calcium, 15%DV iron.

Make Ahead:
Assemble casserole as directed. (Do not top with remaining 4 Singles.) Refrigerate up to 24 hours. When ready to serve, bake as directed, increasing the baking time as needed until casserole is heated through and topping with the remaining Singles the last 5 min.

Ratings & Reviews

1 review

This recipe is fantastic...I made it to go with BBQ beef sandwiches...yes I know not the normal combination, but you know what it worked! The tastes went together very well and I was surprised by how much my family ate...I would say you have a winner...winner...yummy dinner here!
Bobbi P. – 12/03/2014 –

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