Three-Cheese Noodle Bake

Enjoy this noodles bake that is ready in 50 minutes - a perfect dinner for cheese lovers.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

2
tablespoons margarine or butter
2
tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
2
cups milk
1
cup shredded Fontina or mozzarella cheese (4 ounces)
1
cup shredded GruyFre or Swiss cheese (4 ounces)
1/2
cup grated Parmesan cheese
6
cups uncooked egg noodles (12 ounces)
3
tablespoons dry bread crumbs
1
tablespoon margarine or butter
  • 1 Melt 2 tablespoons margarine in 2-quart saucepan over medium heat. Stir in flour, salt and pepper until blended. Cook, stirring constantly, until smooth and bubbly; remove from heat.
  • 2 Gradually stir in milk. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Stir in cheeses; keep warm over low heat.
  • 3 Heat oven to 350º.
  • 4 Meanwhile, cook and drain noodles as directed on package.
  • 5 Alternate layers of noodles and cheese mixture, ending with noodles, in ungreased 2-quart casserole.
  • 6 Heat bread crumbs and 1 tablespoon margarine over medium heat, stirring frequently, until crumbs are toasted. Sprinkle over noodles.
  • 7 Bake uncovered about 20 minutes or until hot and bubbly.

Expert Tips

This also makes a great main dish for four.

Use an 8-ounce package of a shredded cheese blend for the Fontina, GruyFre and Parmesan cheeses.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
(
Calories from Fat
145),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
),
Cholesterol
65mg
65%;
Sodium
460mg
460%;
Total Carbohydrate
30g
30%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
16g
16%
;
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.