Kicked Up Mac and Cheese


Serves 4

1 package (14.5 oz.) macaroni and cheese dinner
1⁄2 c milk
1⁄2 c butter divided
1 jar (4 oz.) diced pimentos drained
1 1⁄2 c panko bread crumbs

Prepare macaroni and cheese with milk and 1/4 cup butter, following package directions. Gently stir in peas, corn and pimentos.

Place in a 3-quart casserole dish.

Melt remaining 1/4 cup butter, mix with breadcrumbs and sprinkle evenly over casserole. Place under broiler about 2 minutes or until top is lightly browned.