• Macaroni & Cheese with Roasted Tomatoes, Bacon & Basil

Macaroni & Cheese with Roasted Tomatoes, Bacon & Basil

45 4 servings, 1-1/4 cups (300 mL) each
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Prep Time
30
min.
Total Time
45
min.
Servings

4 servings, 1-1/4 cups (300 mL) each

This Italian-inspired macaroni & cheese is absolutely delicious - a must try!

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  • Heat oven to 425ºF.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Drain bacon on paper towels; drain pasta in colander. Add both to cheese sauce along with the tomatoes and basil; mix well. Spoon into 1.5-L casserole dish sprayed with cooking spray; top with remaining cheeses.
  • Bake 15 min. or until heated through.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with a crisp mixed green salad tossed with your favourite Kraft Dressing.

Special Extra

Add 1 tsp. ground black pepper to cheese sauce along with the bacon, pasta, tomatoes and basil.

Servings

  • 4 servings, 1-1/4 cups (300 mL) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings, 1-1/4 cups (300 mL) each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 600
% Daily Value
Total fat 29g
Saturated fat 12g
Cholesterol 50mg
Sodium 670mg
Carbohydrate 57g
Dietary fibre 2g
Sugars 9g
Protein 29g
   
Vitamin A 20 %DV
Vitamin C 10 %DV
Calcium 50 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* 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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