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Italian Three Cheese Macaroni

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Ingredients
  Uncooked elbow macaroni 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Margarine/Butter 4 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 3 Tablespoon
  Dried italian seasoning 1 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Shredded cheddar cheese 3 Ounce (3/4 Cup)
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Diced tomatoes 14 1⁄2 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Shredded mozzarella cheese 4 Ounce (1 Cup)
  Dry bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Spray 2-quart round casserole with nonstick cooking spray.
COOK pasta according to package directions until al dente.
Drain and set aside.
Meanwhile, MELT margarine in medium saucepan over medium heat.
Add flour, Italian seasoning, pepper and salt, stirring until smooth.
Gradually add milk, stirring constantly until slightly thickened.
Add Cheddar and Parmesan cheeses; stir until cheeses melt.
LAYER pasta, tomatoes and cheese sauce in prepared dish.
Repeat layers.
COMBINE mozzarella cheese and bread crumbs in small bowl.
Sprinkle evenly over casserole.
Spray bread crumb mixture several times with cooking spray.
BAKE at 350F, covered, 30 minutes or until hot and bubbly.
Uncover and bake 5 minutes or until top is golden brown.
Garnish with chives and oregano, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes

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