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Pasta bake with spinach -- a tasty new twist for macaroni and cheese.
Heat oven to 350°F.
Cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain. Set aside.
Sprinkle bread crumbs into buttered 3-quart casserole. Set aside.
Melt butter in 10-inch skillet until sizzling; stir in onion, Italian seasoning, pepper and garlic. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, until onion is softened (2 to 3 minutes). Stir in spinach. Continue cooking, stirring constantly, 2-4 minutes or until spinach is heated through. Stir in cooked macaroni and all remaining ingredients except
Spoon into prepared casserole, pressing gently. Bake 20-25 minutes or until heated through. Serve spaghetti sauce over baked pasta, if desired.
Dietary Fiber: 3g
It is not tasty!
This is the very first Land o Lakes recipes that hasn't rated five stars - I really feel bad about that. The flavor was great and I really liked the idea. However, it was not very cheesy. Granted, I ate it plain and did not use the spaghetti sauce. That might have made it more moist. I really wanted to like this one!
My family and I loved this recipe! It was really easy to make, and it is indeed a great alternative to traditional mac and cheese.
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