Macaroni And Cheese I


Easy and very good. Soothing on a cold day together with a salad.

6 servings


  • 2 cups macaroni

  • 4 tablespoons butter

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes

  • ½ cup milk

  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

  • ½ cup bread crumbs

  • ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning

  • salt to taste

  • ground black pepper to taste


  1. Cook the macaroni according to package directions. Drain.

  2. In a saucepan, melt 2 tablespoons butter or margarine over medium heat. Add onion and garlic, and saute until onions have a rich golden color. Mix in the tomatoes and the spices. Stir in milk and 3/4 cup shredded cheese. Let sauce simmer gently until the cheese is melted, stirring often. Mix in the cooked macaroni.

  3. Transfer macaroni and cheese to an ovenproof pan. Sprinkle with breadcrumbs and 1/4 cup cheese. Dice remaining 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, and spread evenly over the top.

  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for about 45 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

341 Calories
15g Fat
38g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 341
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 20%
Saturated Fat 9g 47%
Cholesterol 42mg 14%
Sodium 401mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 38g 14%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 12g
Vitamin C 10mg 48%
Calcium 193mg 15%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 178mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.