Ricotta Mac and Cheese

Ricotta Mac and Cheese
Jane Bruce

This homey, baked recipe is exactly what the doctor ordered when winter rolls around. This easy recipe is perfect for a family and even great as a left over.

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8
Servings
177
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 box whole wheat elbow macaroni
  • 8 ounce package ricotta cheese
  • 8 ounce package mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

Directions

Preheat the oven to 375º

Cook macaroni according to pacakge directions. Drain water.

Mix macaroni, ricotta and seasonings together in the pot.

In a large, greased baking dish pour half og the macaronis into the dish. Sprinkle half of the mozzarella cheese to cover the noodles.

Pour the rest of the macaronis on top and sprinkle with the rest of the mozzarella and parmesean cheese. Cover in breadcrumbs. 

Cover the dish in aluminum foil and allow to bake covered for 30 minutes. Remove foil and allow to bake for an additional 15 minutes so it can get nice and crunchy!

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
10g
14%
Sugar
1g
1%
Saturated Fat
6g
25%
Cholesterol
33mg
11%
Carbohydrate, by difference
10g
8%
Protein
13g
28%
Vitamin A, RAE
121µg
17%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
15µg
17%
Calcium, Ca
404mg
40%
Choline, total
12mg
3%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
25µg
6%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
25mg
8%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
276mg
39%
Selenium, Se
15µg
27%
Sodium, Na
405mg
27%
Water
48g
2%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

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.