Sunday, November 14, 2010

Baked Mexican Macaroni and Cheese

Jennifer S.

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 all-purpose flour
2 cups plain yogurt
4 oz light process American cheese product loaf (Velveeta), cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1 cup shredded reduced-fat Mexican 4-cheese blend (4 oz)
1/4 cup 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.

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