Italian Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

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Italian Macaroni and Cheese
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  1. To make the Tomato-Basil topping: stir together all the ingredients; set aside.
  2. Cook macaroni by following the package directions; drain and set aside.
  3. Coat a 13x9 inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  4. Sprinkle 1/4 cup breadcrumbs evenly over the bottom of the baking dish; tilt dish to coat sides evenly with breadcrumbs.
  5. Layer 1/3 macaroni, 1/3 shredded cheese, and 1/3 of the remaining 1/4 cup breadcrumbs in the baking dish.
  6. Repeat layers twice, ending with breadcrumbs.
  7. In a bowl, whisk together the eggs and next 3 ingredients; pour evenly over layered mixture.
  8. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 55-60 minutes or until golden and set.
  9. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
  10. Sprinkle evenly with Tomato-Basil Topping.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 188.6 Kcal (790 kJ)
Calories from fat 56.55 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.28g 10%
Cholesterol 126.36mg 42%
Sodium 663.76mg 28%
Potassium 413.11mg 9%
Total Carbs 13.72g 5%
Sugars 7.74g 31%
Dietary Fiber 1.46g 6%
Protein 19.2g 38%
Vitamin C 10.3mg 17%
Iron 1mg 5%
Calcium 488.6mg 49%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 75.28 Kcal (315 kJ)
Calories from fat 22.57 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.51g 10%
Cholesterol 50.44mg 42%
Sodium 264.94mg 28%
Potassium 164.89mg 9%
Total Carbs 5.48g 5%
Sugars 3.09g 31%
Dietary Fiber 0.58g 6%
Protein 7.66g 38%
Vitamin C 4.1mg 17%
Iron 0.4mg 5%
Calcium 195mg 49%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 4
  • 5

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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