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Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Categories: Comfort Foods, Kid-friendly, Pasta Dishes
Type: Main Dishes

Your children will love this simple macaroni and cheese.

Serves: 4 servings


  • 8 ounces elbow macaroni
  • 2 cups skim milk
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 8 ounces Sargento Light reduced-fat shredded cheddar cheese
  • Dash Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

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  1. Cook pasta according to package directions and drain.
  2. n a large saucepan combine the milk and cornstarch; heat over medium heat, continually stirring.
  3. When the milk has thickened, remove from the heat and add the cheese and Worcestershire sauce. Continue stirring until the cheese melts.
  4. Mix the macaroni and cheese together and place in a small casserole pan. Sprinkle the top with bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese.
  5. Bake in a preheated 375° oven for 40 minutes, increasing cooking time by 10 minutes if the casserole was made ahead and stored in the refrigerator.
  • This recipe is easily doubled for a larger crowd.

excerpted from:

From The Weeknight Survival Cookbook: How to Make Healthy Meals in 10 Minutes by Dena Irwin, R.D. Copyright 1998 by Dena Irwin. All rights reserved. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

To order this book visit www.wiley.com.

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