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Three-Cheese Rotini Bake

Think there's no such thing as too much cheese? You'll flip over this classy twist on mac-and-cheese, with colored rotini pasta.

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  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

8
oz. (3 cups) uncooked rainbow rotini (spiral pasta)
3
tablespoons margarine or butter
1
garlic clove, minced
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1/4
teaspoon pepper
2
cups milk
4
oz. (1 cup) shredded American cheese
4
oz. (1 cup) shredded mozzarella cheese
1
oz. (1/4 cup) crumbled blue cheese

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Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 2-quart casserole with nonstick cooking spray. Cook rotini as directed on package. Drain.
  • 2 Meanwhile, melt margarine in large saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir 30 to 60 seconds. Stir in flour and pepper; cook and stir until mixture is bubbly. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly, until mixture boils and thickens. Remove from heat. Reserve 1 tablespoon each American and mozzarella cheese for top. Add remaining cheeses to sauce; stir until melted.
  • 3 Add cooked rotini to cheese sauce; stir gently to coat. Pour into sprayed casserole. Sprinkle with reserved cheeses.
  • 4 Bake at 350°F. for 20 to 25 minutes or until bubbly around edges.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
Calories
595
(
Calories from Fat
250),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
28g
28%
(Saturated Fat
13g,
13%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
830mg
830%;
Total Carbohydrate
58g
58%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
28g
28%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
26%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
54%;
Iron
16%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 1 Low-Fat Milk; 2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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