White sauce mix is the base for homemade macaroni made even heartier with cooked meatballs.
oz frozen cooked Italian-style meatballs (from 16-oz bag), thawed
cups uncooked rotini pasta (8 oz)
package (1.8 oz) white sauce mix
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)
tablespoon butter or margarine, melted
tablespoons Progresso™ Italian-style dry bread crumbs
medium green onions, chopped (2 tablespoons)
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.
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.
Bake uncovered 30 to 35 minutes or until bubbly and top is golden brown.
Our Easy Meatball recipe would be a delicious variation.
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 PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
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.