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Dressed Up Mac N Cheese

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Serves: 3
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes

This recipe was developed to help people going through treatment for cancer. It is high in calories and protein which many cancer patients require to keep up their energy.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 0.5 cup tofu, diced
  • 1 (5.5-ounce) box macaroni and cheese mix
  • 0.33 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons ranch salad dressing
  • 1 cup frozen peas and carrots, thawed and drained or
  • 0.25 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Step 1

Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add macaroni from package and cook according to package directions until al dente. Drain macaroni and return to pot.

Step 2

In medium saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add tofu and toss with butter to coat. Stir in powdered mix from package. Add butter, milk, salad dressing, and veggies. Stir until sauce is creamy and mixture is hot. Top with grated Parmesan cheese and serve immediately.

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