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Two-Cheese Ziti Recipe
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Two-Cheese Ziti Recipe

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“My grandkids really like this rich, buttery macaroni and cheese," says Flo Burtnett of Gage, Oklahoma. "And adults go for the home-style breadcrumb topping and creamy, comforting flavor. It doesn't taste light at all!”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 5 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups uncooked ziti or small tube pasta
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-3/4 cups fat-free milk
  • 3/4 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • TOPPING:
  • 3 tablespoons dry bread crumbs
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 340 calories, 11 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 590 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 18 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. Cook ziti according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet, melt butter. Stir in the flour, salt and pepper until smooth; gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in cheeses until melted.
  2. Drain ziti; add to sauce and stir to coat. Transfer to a shallow 1-1/2-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Cover and bake at 350° for 20 minutes.
  3. In a small bowl, combine bread crumbs and butter; stir in cheeses. Sprinkle over ziti. Bake, uncovered, for 5-10 minutes or until heated through and topping is lightly browned. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Two-Cheese Ziti in Light & Tasty December/January 2008, p23

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 340 calories, 11 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 590 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 18 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 fat.

Reviews for Two-Cheese Ziti(8)

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Reviewed Jan. 21, 2013

I was hoping for more flavor, maybe another zestier cheese would help, but overall it was tastier than the easy mac n' cheese.

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Reviewed May. 8, 2012

I added a 4 cheese combo and some green onion really good. Family liked it.

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Reviewed Apr. 22, 2012

Very tasty pasta dish but I added more cheese for a bit more wanted flavor!

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Reviewed Mar. 24, 2012

I have taken this to a family reunion and was asked by many for the recipe! I think this is absolutely yummy!!

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Reviewed Feb. 19, 2012

Yummy!

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