Macaroni and Cheese Casserole with Meatballs

Macaroni and Cheese Casserole with Meatballs

White sauce mix is the base for homemade macaroni made even heartier with cooked meatballs. Try using our delicious Italian Square Meatballs. Just thaw 12 meatballs for this recipe.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

55

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

8
oz frozen cooked Italian-style meatballs (from 16-oz bag), thawed
3
cups uncooked rotini pasta (8 oz)
2 1/4
cups milk
1
package (1.8 oz) white sauce mix
1
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
1
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)
1
tablespoon butter or margarine, melted
3
tablespoons Progresso® Italian-style dry bread crumbs
2
medium green onions, chopped (2 tablespoons)
  1. Heat oven to 350┬░F. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Cut any large meatballs in half. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  2. Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, mix milk and sauce mix with wire whisk. Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly. Stir in cheeses until melted. Stir in pasta and meatballs. Spoon into baking dish. In small bowl, mix butter, bread crumbs and onions; sprinkle over top.
  3. Bake uncovered 30 to 35 minutes or until bubbly and top is golden brown.
Makes 4 servings (1 1/2 cups each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Variation
Our Easy Meatball recipe would be a delicious variation.
Serve-With
For a great go-with for this family-favorite casserole, pick up a bag of mixed greens, cut a tomato into wedges and toss with Italian dressing.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 710
    • (Calories from Fat 280),
  • Total Fat 31g
    • (Saturated Fat 16g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 125mg;
  • Sodium 1690mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 70g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 10g),
  • Protein 40g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 4 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 4 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.