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Tasty Tomato Mac & Cheese

Dairy Farmers of Canada
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1 lb (450 g) macaroni or other short pasta
1 tbsp (15 mL) butter
2 or 3 garlic cloves, chopped
1 small onion, chopped
1 1/2 cups (375 mL) milk
2 tbsp (30 mL) flour
1/4 cup (60 mL) tomato paste
1/2 tsp (2 mL) dried oregano or 1 tbsp (15 mL) fresh oregano
2 tbsp (30 mL) fresh parsley
12 oz (360 g) Canadian Mild Cheddar, grated
salt
freshly ground pepper

Yields: 4 to 6 Servings

See full recipe: https://www.dairygoodness.ca/recipes/tasty-tomato-mac-cheese?source=calendar
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  • Course Main Dishes
  • Prep. Time 10 - 15 mins
  • Cooking Time 15 - 20 mins
  • Yields 4 to 6 Servings
  • Course Main Dishes
  • Prep. Time 10 - 15 mins
  • Cooking Time 15 - 20 mins
  • Yields 4 to 6 Servings

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Ingredients

1 lb (450 g) macaroni or other short pasta
1 tbsp (15 mL) butter
2 or 3 garlic cloves, chopped
1 small onion, chopped
1 1/2 cups (375 mL) milk
2 tbsp (30 mL) flour
1/4 cup (60 mL) tomato paste
1/2 tsp (2 mL) dried oregano or 
1 tbsp (15 mL) fresh oregano
2 tbsp (30 mL) fresh parsley
12 oz (360 g) Canadian Mild Cheddar, grated
salt
freshly ground pepper

Preparation

In a large quantity of salted boiling water, cook pasta according to package directions but cook for 1 minute less. Drain in a colander.

In the saucepan used to cook the pasta, melt butter and brown garlic and onion for 2 minutes.

Mix milk and flour and pour into saucepan. Stir using a whisk and let simmer until mixture thickens.

Add tomato paste, oregano and parsley.

Gradually incorporate grated Cheddar and season.

Add pasta, stir with a large spoon, reheat, and serve at once.

Tips

Variations:
Canadian Gouda, Monterey Jack, Provolone

68 people love this recipe.

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Did you know?

With over 400 Canadian cheeses to choose from, you can explore a new, delicious flavour every day for the next year and more!

Discover cheese varieties in the Canadian Cheese Repertoire

Did you know?

With over 400 Canadian cheeses to choose from, you can explore a new, delicious flavour every day for the next year and more!

Discover cheese varieties in the Canadian Cheese Repertoire

Nutritional Info

Per serving
Energy: 588 Calories
Protein: 28 g
Carbohydrate: 65 g
Fat: 24 g
Fibre: 3.2 g
Sodium: 518 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient % DV*
Calcium: 49 % / 537 mg
Selenium: 119 %
Folate: 92 %
Thiamin: 56 %
Phosphorus: 48 %

*percentage of daily value

*Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

This recipe contains 1 1/2 milk product serving(s) per person.

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