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Ultimate Mac and Cheese

Searching for the cheesiest mac 'n' cheese? Try our rich and creamy take with 4 real cheeses.

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  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 6

5
cups uncooked penne pasta (16 oz)
1/2
cup butter or margarine
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon salt
4 1/2
cups milk
1
cup shredded provolone cheese (4 oz)
1
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)
1/2
cup shredded Parmesan cheese (2 oz)
1/2
cup shredded fontina cheese (2 oz)
1/3
cup chopped fresh parsley
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
1
cup Progresso™ panko bread crumbs

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LOCATION

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 4-quart saucepan or Dutch oven, melt 1/2 cup butter over low heat. Add garlic; cook 30 seconds, stirring frequently. With wire whisk, stir in flour and salt until smooth. Increase heat to medium; cook, stirring constantly, until mixture is smooth and bubbly. Gradually stir in milk. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Stir in cheeses. Cook until melted, stirring occasionally. Stir pasta and parsley into cheese sauce. Pour mixture into baking dish.
  • 3 In 6-inch skillet, melt 1 tablespoon butter over medium-high heat; stir in bread crumbs. Cook and stir until crumbs are golden brown. Sprinkle over pasta mixture.
  • 4 Bake uncovered 20 to 25 minutes or until bubbly.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

Panko bread crumbs are Japanese-style bread crumbs. They have a coarser texture and make for a much lighter and crunchier casserole. In a pinch, regular bread crumbs will also work.

Slightly undercook the penne for a perfect al dente pasta in the casserole.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
850
(
Calories from Fat
350),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
39g
39%
(Saturated Fat
23g,
23%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
100mg
100%;
Sodium
1390mg
1390%;
Total Carbohydrate
91g
91%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
12g
12%
),
Protein
35g
35%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
70%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
5 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 3 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
6
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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