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This "grown up" mac and cheese recipe will have your inner-child jumping for joy. The delicious blend of cheeses, fresh oregano and perfectly prepared pasta will make our Eight O'Clock Macaroni and Cheese your new favorite dinner dish.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
bake:
25 mins
stand:
10 mins
total:
1 hr
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan heat margarine or butter over medium heat. Add garlic. Cook for 30 seconds. Stir in flour. Add milk. Cook and stir until mixture is thickened and bubbly; reduce heat. Add shredded cheeses. Stir until melted. Remove from heat. Stir in cooked pasta and oregano. Spoon mixture into an ungreased 1-1/2-quart casserole. Top with bread crumbs.

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  • Bake, uncovered, for 20 minutes. Sprinkle with pistachios and crumbled cheese, if desired. Bake for 5 minutes or until bubbly. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Garnish individual servings with green onions, if desired. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

395 calories; fat 21g; cholesterol 71mg; saturated fat 11g; carbohydrates 31g; insoluble fiber 1g; protein 20g; vitamin a 298.8RE; vitamin c 0.6mg; sodium 574mg; calcium 393.8mg; iron 2mg.
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