Three-Cheese Macaroni Recipe

Looking for an easy Three-Cheese Macaroni recipe? Learn how to make Three-Cheese Macaroni using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by spotthecat1

Makes 6 servings



Source: Adapted from "Great Meals in Under 30 Minutes" recipe cards posted on: http://amberskitchen.blogspot.com/search/label/Pasta

Recipe Ingredients for Three-Cheese Macaroni

8 ounces elbow macaroni
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
2 cups milk
1/2 cup cheddar cheese, divided
1/2 cup mozzarella cheese, divided
1/2 cup swiss cheese, divided
1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs - optional
2 tablespoons butter - optional

Recipe Directions for Three-Cheese Macaroni

  1. Cook macaroni using package directions.

  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

  3. Meanwhile, melt 2 tablespoons of butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add flour and salt and stir until mixture is smooth. Stir in dry mustard. Add milk gradually, stirring continually.

  4. Cook over low heat, stirring continually, until thickened, about 5 minutes.

  5. Stir in 1/4 cup each cheddar, mozzarella and swiss. Mix cheese sauce, macaroni, and bacon in a large bowl. Spoon into a 9x7 inch baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining cheddar, mozzarella and swiss.

  6. If desired, melt remaining butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Combine breadcrumbs and melted butter; mix well. Sprinkle on top of cheese.

  7. Bake until hot and bubbly, about 15 minutes.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 169.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
398
Calories from Fat
162
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
18.0g
28%
Saturated Fat
10.9g
55%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
50mg
17%
Sodium
585mg
24%
Potassium
261mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
41.9g
14%
Dietary Fiber
1.8g
7%
Sugars
6.0g
Protein
16.7g
Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 33% Iron 11%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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