MACARONI & CHEESE - DINER STYLE
|1||pk||macaroni, elbow (8 oz)|
|2||tablespoon||butter, or margarine|
|1/2||cup||green bell pepper, chopped|
|12||oz||cheddar cheese spread|
|1||cup||cheddar cheese, shredded|
|4||teaspoon||hot red pepper sauce, (opt)|
|1||green pepper, rings (opt)|
|1||parsley sprigs, (opt)|
|Prepare the macaroni in a large saucepan according to the directions on the|
package. Drain and return to the saucepan to keep warm.
Heat the oven to 350 degrees F.
In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter add the onion and
chopped green bell pepper and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally,
until crisp tender. Remove from the heat; add vegetables to the macaroni in
the saucepan along with the cheese spread, shredded cheese and hot red
pepper sauce, if desired. Toss until well mixed.
Spoon the mixture into a 2 1/2-quart casserole and bake 30 minutes or until
hot and bubbly. Garnish with pepper rings and parsley sprigs if desired.