Baked Mac and Cheese Casserole

Baked Mac and Cheese Casserole
Baked Mac and Cheese Casserole
Jane Bruce
Baked Mac and Cheese Casserole

Technically speaking, baked macaroni and cheese is a casserole. Think about it: baked in one dish, feeds a whole family, totally decadent, and it is comforting. Yep, fits the criteria to us! We promise this recipes will completely make you look at mac and cheese as a main course and not a side!

8
Servings
405
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 pound cooked elbow macaroni noodles
  • 4 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 12 slices white American cheese
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk

Directions

Heat your oven to 350 degrees F.

Grease your baking dish with a pat of butter and poor in about 1/2 of the cooked noodles.
Layer on six slices of cheese, two cups of the Monterey Jack cheese, and one cup of the shredded Cheddar cheese. Repeat this layer again. Generously sprinkle the Parmesean cheese and breadcrumbs on top. Pour milk down the sides of the of the mixture, taking care not to pour it on top of the layers.

Cover and bake for 30 minutes. Carefully uncover, and allow to bake an extra 15 to 20 minutes so the breadcrumbs crisp up and the milk has evaporated.

Enjoy!

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
12g
17%
Sugar
8g
9%
Saturated Fat
6g
25%
Cholesterol
62mg
21%
Carbohydrate, by difference
49g
38%
Protein
23g
50%
Vitamin A, RAE
120µg
17%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1mg
1%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
5µg
6%
Calcium, Ca
511mg
51%
Choline, total
66mg
16%
Fiber, total dietary
3g
12%
Folate, total
111µg
28%
Iron, Fe
4mg
22%
Magnesium, Mg
51mg
16%
Niacin
5mg
36%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
675mg
96%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
41µg
75%
Sodium, Na
1176mg
78%
Water
147g
5%
Zinc, Zn
3mg
38%

Mac and Cheese Shopping Tip

If a piece of cheese smells strongly of ammonia, don't buy it. This is typically a sign of spoilage.

Mac and Cheese Cooking Tip

Allow cheese to come to room temperature before serving. This will accentuate the flavors and aromas.