Three Cheese Macaroni Bake
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Three Cheese Macaroni Bake
Three Cheese Macaroni Bake
1/2 lb. gobetti or radiatore pasta
4 tbsp. butter, divided
3 tbsp. flour
1 cups milk
2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1/2 cup shredded Havarti cheese
1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 tbsp. prepared mustard
1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1/2 cup fresh breadcrumbs

Prep: 10 minutes, Cook: 45 minutes, Serves: 8

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly butter an 11-by-7-inch baking dish.

2. Cook pasta in boiling water according to package directions until al dente. Drain and set aside.

3. While pasta is cooking, melt 3 tbsp. butter in a large saucepan. Add flour; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Slowly whisk in milk; cook for a few minutes more or until smooth and slightly thickened. Whisk in cheeses and seasonings; cook over low heat until cheeses are melted.

4. Stir in drained pasta and transfer to prepared dish. Melt remaining 1 tbsp. butter in a small saucepan and stir in breadcrumbs; sprinkle over top of pasta. Bake for 30 minutes or until lightly browned on top.

Nutritional Information:
360 calories, 16 g protein, 21 g fat, 27 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 83 mg cholesterol, 635 mg sodium