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                      MACARONI & CHEESE - DINER STYLE
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Pasta                            Main dish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1       pk           Elbow Macaroni (8 oz)
    2       tb           Butter Or Regular Margarine
      3/4   c            Chopped Onion
      1/2   c            Chopped Green Bell Pepper
   12       oz           Cheddar Cheese Spread
    1       c            Shredded Cheddar Cheese
      1/4   ts           Hot Red Pepper Sauce, (opt)
                         Green Pepper Rings, (opt)
                         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.
   
   From The Redbook Magazine January 1986
  
 
 
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