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4 Unique Ways to Remix Your Macaroni and Cheese

By Jenny Craig

Macaroni & Cheese is a staple comfort food item, and has taken on a new life over the past few years with creative recipes that elevate the dish.

 

At Jenny Craig, we’ve always known that the better the food, the more satisfied you’ll feel. That’s why we work with over 40 professional chefs to create a menu that will never leave you feeling like you’re missing out. Our savory Three Cheese Macaroni with Broccoli and Carrots combines elbow macaroni with cheddar cheese sauce, an additional shredded cheddar topping and a side of steamed broccoli and carrots. While it’s delicious on its own, it’s always fun to find new ways to enjoy its classic flavor using different vegetables found on our Fresh and Free Additions list. 


Here are 4 unique ways to remix your macaroni entrée:

Roasted Pepper and Chipotle Macaroni & Cheese

This recipe has a southwest flavor you'll love. Roast one halved red pepper on a baking sheet in a 450 degree oven until blackened. Let the peppers cool at room temperature, then peel. Purée the peeled peppers with a pinch of chipotle spice. You’ll have a vibrant red mixture to stir into your macaroni that will leave your eyes —and taste buds — delighted.

 

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Wisconsin-Style Macaroni & Cheese

Mix in a teaspoon of spicy brown mustard to give a surprise punch to your Macaroni & Cheese. You can also sauté onions with nonstick vegetable spray until glistening or caramelized for a truly zesty bite with more vegetable goodness.

Buffalo Macaroni & Cheese

For those looking to add literal spice to their macaroni, add roasted cauliflower florets and stir in a dash of hot sauce and a splash of vinegar to create a buffalo-sauce-inspired mac and cheese.

 

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Mexican-Inspired Macaroni & Cheese

For a flavorful zest to your macaroni entrée, stir in 1 tablespoon of chopped cilantro and 2 tablespoons of diced tomato.  

 

While these are only a few unique ways to spice up your mac & cheese, your Fresh & Free Additions allow for tons of possibilities to discover flavor combinations that you’ll love to add to any of your Jenny Craig meals in minutes. Take these as inspiration, and make sure to reference your Fresh & Free Additions list to discover your favorite combination today!

 

Sources: 

http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/articles/50-mac-and-cheese-recipes

 

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