Easy homestyle macaroni & cheese

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 pack Kraft Deluxe Macaroni & Cheese Dinner (14 oz) OR
1 pack Velveeta Shells & Cheese Dinner (12 oz)
2¼ cup Hot water (use 1 1/2 c for Velveeta Shells & Cheese)
½ teaspoon Dry mustard (opt)
½ cup Sour cream (use 1/3 c for Velveeta Shells & Cheese)

Prep time: 5 minutes; Cooking time: 40 minutes plus standing.

Heat oven to 375'F. Mix water and mustard in 1½ quart casserole dish. Whisk in Cheese Sauce from Pouch. Stir in dry Pasta; cover with tight-fitting lid. Bake 30 minutes. Uncover. Stir in sour cream.

Continue baking, uncovered, 10 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Makes 6 servings.

STIR-IN IDEAS: Reduce water to 2 cups (reduce water to 1 ¼ cups for Velveeta Shells & Cheese). Add 1 cup chopped cooked broccoli and 1 cup chopped ham OR 1 cup cooked peas and 1 cup chopped cooked chicken when stirring in sour cream. Continue as directed above.

VARIATIONS: Top with combined ½ crushed crackers and 1 tablespoon melted margarine after stirring in sour cream. Continue as directed above. Substitute lowfat OR nonfat sour cream for regular sour cream.

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