Tomato-Cheese Casserole Recipe

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Summary

Servings8Cuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Elbow macaroni7 Ounce
 Bacon slices6 Ounce
 Butter3 Tablespoon
 Flour3 Tablespoon
 Salt1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Milk2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Shredded sharp american cheese2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Tomatoes3 Medium
 Paprika To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 369 Calories from Fat 192

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 22 g33.2%

Saturated Fat 12.4 g62.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 59.3 mg

Sodium 497.4 mg20.7%

Total Carbohydrates 28 g9.4%

Dietary Fiber 1.6 g6.5%

Sugars 5.3 g

Protein 16 g31.9%

Vitamin A 20.3% Vitamin C 9.9%

Calcium 30.7% Iron 5.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Cook macaroni in large saucepan in 2 quarts boiling salted water until tender.
Drain.
Fry bacon until crisp; drain.
Cool and crumble.
Melt butter in saucepan over low heat; blend in flour, salt and pepper.
Add milk gradually, stirring constantly; cook until sauce is smooth and thickened.
Remove from heat.
Add 1 1/2 cups cheese, stirring until cheese is melted.
Add bacon.
Spoon half the macaroni into greased 2-quart baking dish.
Arrange half the tomato slices over macaroni.
Cover tomato slices with half the cheese sauce.
Repeat layers ending with cheese sauce on top.
Sprinkle with paprika.
Garnish with additional tomato slices; sprinkle slices with additional shredded cheese. Season with herbs.
Bake in 350-degree oven for about 30 minutes or until hot and browned.
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