Stove-Top Macaroni and Cheese
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This comfort-food favorite takes on a new look and new taste with the addition of tomatoes.
regular butter1 Tbsp
all-purpose flour2 Tbsp
canned diced tomatoes14 ½ oz
WeightWatchers Cheese, cheddar, shredded, low fat1 ½ cup(s), mild variety
low-fat milk½ cup(s)
grated Parmesan cheese2 Tbsp
dry mustard½ tsp
table salt½ tsp
cooked macaroni4 cup(s), elbow variety
- Melt the butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the flour and cook, stirring constantly, until golden, about 1 minute. Add the tomatoes and cook, stirring constantly, until the mixture bubbles and thickens slightly, 2–3 minutes.
- Stir the cheddar cheese, milk, Parmesan cheese, mustard, and salt into the skillet. Cook, stirring constantly, until the cheese melts and the mixture is smooth, 2–3 minutes.
- Stir the pasta into the skillet and cook until heated through and well coated, 1–2 minutes. Let stand 2 minutes before serving. Yields scant 1 cup per serving.