Nutty Swiss cheese combined with savory cheddar puts a delicious twist on classic Macaroni and Cheese that will have your guests returning for more.
Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 40 mins
Yields: 6 Servings
16 ounces Mueller's® Elbows
1/4 cup margarine or butter
1/3 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
4 cups milk
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
1 cup shredded Swiss cheese
1/2 cup bread crumbs (optional)
1Preheat oven to 375°F; spray a 13 x 9-inch rectangular baking dish with non-stick spray.
2Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and set aside.
3Meanwhile, in large saucepan, over medium heat, melt margarine; stir in flour, salt and pepper.
4Gradually stir in milk and cook until thickened and bubbly, stirring constantly.
5Remove from heat and stir in 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese until melted.
6Stir pasta into cheese sauce and spoon half of pasta mixture into a greased 13 x 9-inch baking dish, sprinkle with Swiss cheese. Add remaining pasta mixture then remaining cheddar cheese. If desired, sprinkle with bread crumbs.
7Bake uncovered 30 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165°F.