Uncle Bill's Macaroni With 3 Cheese

READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook elbow macaroni according to package instructions, al dente', about 15 minutes; drain well and set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a saucepan over medium heat, melt 4 tablespoons of butter.
  • Stir in flour to form a paste; DO NOT LET IT BURN OR GO LUMPY.
  • Slowly whisk in milk and bring to a simmer, stirring constantly until sauce begins to thicken.
  • Add salt, pepper and Tabasco or Red Hot Sauce.
  • Remove from heat and stir in 1 cup of grated sharp cheddar cheese, stirring until blended.
  • Butter a 9" x 9" ovenproof casserole dish.
  • In a bowl, mix together elbow macaroni, cheese sauce and half of the tomatoes with juice.
  • Transfer macaroni to the prepared casserole dish.
  • Sprinkle top with remaining 1 1/2 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese, Swiss cheese and Parmesan cheese.
  • Add remaining 4 tablespoons of butter in dollops on top.
  • Bake uncovered in preheated 350 F oven for 30 minutes or until bubbly and golden.
  • Serve with the reamining crushed tomatoes and a sprinkle of chopped onions or chopped green onions.
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