Baked Mexican Macaroni and Cheese

Baked Mexican Macaroni and Cheese

Olé! Reduced-fat ingredients make indulging in mac and cheese almost guilt free.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

50

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

2 2/3
cups uncooked penne pasta (8 oz)
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1/4
cup chopped onion
1
teaspoon ground mustard
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
2
tablespoons Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
2
cups Yoplait® Fat Free plain yogurt (from 2-lb container)
4
oz light process American cheese product loaf (from deli), cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1
cup shredded reduced-fat Mexican 4-cheese blend (4 oz)
1/4
cup Progresso® plain bread crumbs
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package; set aside.
  2. In 3-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion, mustard, salt, pepper and garlic; cook 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onion is tender. Stir in flour. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is bubbly. Remove from heat.
  3. Stir in yogurt, stirring constantly. Gently stir in cheeses; stir in pasta. Pour into ungreased 2-quart casserole. Sprinkle with bread crumbs.
  4. Bake uncovered about 25 minutes or until bubbly.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Health Twist
Did you know that mozzarella cheese is lower in fat than many other cheeses? Look for low-fat or part-skim varieties of cheese when you can.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 450
    • (Calories from Fat 100),
  • Total Fat 11g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 890mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 64g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 10g),
  • Protein 24g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 3 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 4;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.