parmesan topped tomatoes on macaroni & cheese

★★★★★ 1
By Rose Mary Mogan
from Sauk Village, IL

I put a new twist to this old fashioned macaroni & cheese by topping it with fresh Tomato slices and adding Italian seasoning and parmesan cheese to kick the flavors up a knotch. It was really good, it was during a time that we had lots of fresh tomatoes in our garden and I was trying to find a new use for the tomatoes, and it worked out great the seasoning and melted cheese with the mac & cheese really did make a difference in the flavors. We all loved it.

★★★★★ 1
serves 10 to 12 hearty appetites
prep time 25 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For parmesan topped tomatoes on macaroni & cheese

  • 1 lb
    box macaroni, cooked according to package directions
  • 2 c
    shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 c
    shredded colby cheese
  • 1 lg
    can evaporated milk
  • 2 lg
    eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 stick
    butter
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper
  • 12 slice
    fresh tomatoes
  • 1/3 c
    freshly shredded parmesan cheese or grated
  • 1 tsp
    italian seasoning or oregano
  • 1 c
    shredded mozzarella

How To Make parmesan topped tomatoes on macaroni & cheese

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease a 9X13 inch casserole dish with non stick cooking spray and set aside till needed.
  • 2
    Layer one third of macaroni in greased casserole dish, top with 2 cups of sharp cheddar cheese. Add another third and top with 1 cup of mozzarella cheese. Then add final third macaroni, dot with butter and then add colby longhorn cheese.
  • 3
    In a medium size bowl mix the evaporated milk with the eggs, salt and pepper. Beat until blended. Then pour egg mixture evenly over entire casserole. Top casserole with tomato slices, and add shredded parmesan and italian seasoning. Bake in preheated 375 degree oven for 30 minutes until hot and bubbly. Enjoy.

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