Three-Color Macaroni and Cheese

Looking for a delicious meal using 3-color pasta and cheese? Then check out this great dinner recipe.

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  • prep time 40 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

9
oz. (3 cups) uncooked tricolor rotini (spiral pasta)
1/4
cup margarine or butter
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
2 1/2
cups milk
1
tablespoon prepared mustard
1/8
to 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
4
oz. (1 cup) shredded Cheddar cheese
4
oz. (1 cup) shredded natural Swiss cheese
1
medium tomato, chopped, drained
1/4
cup unseasoned dry bread crumbs
1
tablespoon margarine or butter, melted

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large saucepan, cook macaroni to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; rinse with hot water. Set aside.
  • 2 In same saucepan, melt 1/4 cup margarine. Stir in flour, salt and pepper; cook until mixture is smooth and bubbly. Gradually add milk; stir in mustard and hot pepper sauce. Cook until mixture boils and thickens, stirring constantly.
  • 3 Add cheeses, stirring until melted. Carefully stir in tomato and cooked macaroni. Spoon into ungreased 2-quart casserole. Combine bread crumbs and melted margarine; mix well. Sprinkle evenly over top.
  • 4 Bake at 375°F. for 20 minutes or until bubbly.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large saucepan, cook macaroni to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; rinse with hot water. Set aside.
  • 2 In same saucepan, melt 1/4 cup margarine. Stir in flour, salt and pepper; cook until mixture is smooth and bubbly. Gradually add milk; stir in mustard and hot pepper sauce. Cook until mixture boils and thickens, stirring constantly.
  • 3 Add cheeses, stirring until melted. Carefully stir in tomato and cooked macaroni. Spoon into ungreased 2-quart casserole. Combine bread crumbs and melted margarine; mix well. Sprinkle evenly over top.
  • 4 Bake at 375°F. for 20 minutes or until bubbly.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
Calories
720
(
Calories from Fat
320),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
36g
36%
(Saturated Fat
16g,
16%
),
Cholesterol
65mg
65%;
Sodium
870mg
870%;
Total Carbohydrate
69g
69%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
30g
30%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
70%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
4 1/2 Starch; 4 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.