Macaroni and Cheese Casserole

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 377.5
  • Total Fat: 23.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 65.8 mg
  • Sodium: 380.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 25.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.9 g
  • Protein: 17.2 g

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Foodtv recipe for baked macaroni and cheese, you can vary the pasta and cheese type to make more kid friendlye Foodtv recipe for baked macaroni and cheese, you can vary the pasta and cheese type to make more kid friendlye
Number of Servings: 4


    1.5 tbsp butter, unsalted
    2 tbsp all-purpose flour
    1.5 cups milk
    1 cups chopped and cooked broccoli and/ or cauliflower florets
    3/4 cup penne
    1.5 cups shredded smoked applewood cheddar or gruyere or smoked mozzarella
    1/2 tsp roasted garlic paste
    Breadcrumb Topping
    1 tbsp butter, melted
    3/4 cup Panko or fresh breadcrumbs
    1/2 tbsp chopped, parsley (opt)
    Roasted Garlic Paste
    4 cloves, garlic
    1/2 tbsp olive oil


1. Preheat oven to 350F/180C.
2. Cook pasta until al dente. Drain and return to pot.
3. Melt butter in a saucepan until bubbling. Add flour and cook, stirring, over medium heat for 1 minute. Gradually add milk to flour mixture, whisking for about 5 minutes, or until thickened. Add vegetables.
4. Add applewood cheddar and roasted garlic to pot. Stir until melted. Add cheese sauce to pasta pot.
5. Divide mixtures into 8 oz. ramekins.
6. In a bowl, combine breadcrumbs, parsley, if using and butter. Top each ramekin with breadcrumb mixture.
7. Bake in centre of preheated oven for 20 to 30 minutes, until bubbly and breadcrumbs are golden.
Tip: A casserole dish can be used instead of individual ramekins.
Recipe can be used as a Quick Macaroni and Cheese – omit breadcrumbs and serve from saucepans.
Roasted Garlic Paste
1. Preheat oven to 350F/180C.
2. Cut top off garlic to expose cloves. Rub garlic with olive oil. Wrap in foil.
3. Bake in centre of oven, in a small baking dish for 45 minutes or until soft. Cool.
4. Squeeze out garlic into bowl and mash with fork. Refrigerate.

Yields: 4, 8oz servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user THALIA_82.

TAGS:  Vegetarian Meals |

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