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Macaroni Casserole
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Macaroni Casserole

1 Hr(s)
45 Min(s) Prep
15 Min(s) Cook
Serve up an Italian-style mac and cheese with this Macaroni Casserole recipe. Our Macaroni Casserole has grape tomatoes, bacon, and thinly sliced basil.
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6 servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings
1 cup grape tomatoes, halved lengthwise
4 slices OSCAR MAYER Bacon, cut into 2-inch pieces
3 cups cavatappi or elbow macaroni, uncooked
3 Tbsp. olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
3 Tbsp. flour
2 cups milk
1-3/4 cups KRAFT Shredded Italian* Five Cheese with a TOUCH OF PHILADELPHIA, divided
1/3 cup KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese, divided
1/4 cup thinly sliced fresh basil
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Let's Make It
1
Heat oven to 425ºF.
2
Spread tomatoes onto one side of parchment-covered rimmed baking sheet; spread bacon onto other side. Bake 15 min. or until bacon is crisp and tomatoes are roasted.
3
Meanwhile, cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt. While pasta is cooking, heat oil in large skillet on medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 min. Whisk in flour; cook and stir 1 min. Gradually whisk in milk; cook and stir 3 to 5 min. or until thickened. Add 1-1/2 cups shredded cheese and 1/4 cup Parmesan; cook and stir 1 to 2 min. or until shredded cheese is melted. Remove from heat.
4
Drain bacon on paper towels; drain pasta in colander. Add both to cheese sauce along with the tomatoes and basil; mix well. Spoon into 2-qt. casserole sprayed with cooking spray; top with remaining cheeses.
5
Bake 15 min. or until heated through.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Special Extra
Add 1 tsp. ground black pepper to cheese sauce along with the bacon, pasta, tomatoes and basil.
Tip 2
Serving Suggestion
Serve with a crisp mixed green salad tossed with your favorite KRAFT Dressing.
Tip 3
Substitute
Prepare using penne, rotini or another small pasta shape.
Nutrition
Calories
370
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g
24%
Saturated Fat 9g
45%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 40mg
13%
Sodium 460mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates 28g
10%
Dietary Fibers 3g
11%
Sugars 5g
10%
Protein 20g
40%
Vitamin A
15%
Vitamin C
4%
Calcium
35%
Iron
8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Servings
6 servings, about 1 cup each
* 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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