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Cheese-A-Roni Bake

Cheese-A-Roni Bake

34 Ratings
34 Ratings
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MyPlate Kitchen
Makes: 4 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Bright layers of spaghetti sauce, cheese, and macaroni cook together for one hour in the oven to make a hot meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 jar spaghetti sauce, meatless, low-sodium (24-ounce jar)
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 6 ounces cottage cheese, fat-free
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 cup macaroni, dry
  • 4 ounces mozzarella cheese (part skim, shredded)

Directions

1. In a bowl combine sauce and water.
2. In another bowl combine cottage cheese, egg and oregano.
3. Grease 1 quart casserole.
4. Spoon in 1/3 sauce.
5. Top with 1 cup macaroni, 1/2 cottage cheese, 1/2 mozzarella cheese and 1/3 of the spaghetti sauce.
6. Repeat layers.
7. Cover with aluminum foil.
8. Bake in a 350°F oven for 45 minutes.
9. Uncover and bake 15 minutes longer.

Source:

USDA Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 333
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Cholesterol 63 mg
Sodium 411 mg
Carbohydrates 40 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 11 g
Added Sugars included 2 g
Protein 20 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 303 mg
Iron 3 mg
Potassium 676 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 333
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.2 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 6 mg
Cholesterol 63 mg
Carbohydrates 40 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 11 g
Added Sugars included 2 g
Protein 20 g
Minerals
Calcium 303 mg
Potassium 676 mg
Sodium 411 mg
Copper 241 mcg
Iron 3 mg
Magnesium 57 mg
Phosphorus 351 mg
Selenium 33 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 120 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.4 mg
Vitamin B12 1 mcg
Vitamin C 3 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 4 mg
Vitamin K 25 mcg
Folate 120 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.3 mg
Riboflavin 0.4 mg
Niacin 8 mg
Choline 72 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 3/4 cups
Grains 1 ounces
Dairy 3/4 cups

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