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Italian Macaroni and Cheese

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6 servings

How does mac and cheese go Italian? With fresh tomato, mozzarella and ricotta cheeses, and pasta shells instead of elbow macaroni.

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  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Melt 3 Tbsp. of the butter in large saucepan on low heat. Stir in flour and seasonings. Cook and stir 2 minutes or until bubbly. Gradually add milk, stirring until well blended. Cook on medium heat until mixture boils and thickens, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes. Pour over shells in large bowl. Add ricotta cheese; mix lightly.
  • Spoon half of the pasta mixture into 2-quart casserole dish; sprinkle with 1-1/2 cups of the pizza shreds. Cover with remaining pasta mixture and pizza shreds; top with tomato slices. Melt remaining 2 Tbsp. butter. Mix with bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese and parsley; sprinkle over tomatoes.
  • Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until heated through.

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Serving Suggestion

Serve with your favorite steamed vegetable, such as broccoli.


Substitute your favorite pasta shape for the shell pasta.


  • 6 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings
Calories 530
Total fat 29g
Saturated fat 16g
Cholesterol 85mg
Sodium 780mg
Carbohydrate 43g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 8g
Protein 25g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 25 %DV
Vitamin C 8 %DV
Calcium 60 %DV
Iron 10 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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