White Cheddar Mac & Cheese

Time & Servings
4 servings
30 minutes ready time =
10 minutes preparation +
20 minutes cooking
  • 8 ounces (227 g) whole-wheat elbow macaroni or regular elbow macaroni
  • 1 cup (250 mL) finely shredded sharp cheddar cheese
    Great Value Old Cheddar Cheese 450G
    $8.38 • Ea
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  • 1 cup (250 mL) finely shredded Swiss cheese
    Great Value Swiss Cheese 11 Slices
    $4.84 • Ea
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  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) whole wheat panko or regular panko
    Dynasty Panko Japanese Style Bread Crumbs 99G
    $2.78 • Ea
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  • 3 Tbsp. (45 mL) Becel® Buttery Taste margarine*
    Becel Margarine With Olive Oil 907G
    $6.92 • Ea
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  • 2 cups (500 mL) 2% milk
    Natrel Milk 1% 2L
    $5.47 • Ea
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  • 1 package Knorr® Alfredo Pasta Sauce Mix
  • Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C). Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Grease 8-in (2 L) baking dish; set aside.
  • Toss cheeses together in medium bowl. Combine crumbs with 1/4 cup (60 mL) cheese mixture in another medium bowl; set aside.
  • Melt Becel® Buttery Taste margarine in medium saucepan. Add 2 Tbsp (30 mL) to crumb mixture and toss. Add milk to saucepan with remaining spread and whisk in Knorr® Alfredo Pasta Sauce Mix; bring to a boil over medium-high heat and cook, whisking, until slightly thickened.
  • Return cooked pasta to pasta pot. Stir remaining cheese and if desired, a pinch of nutmeg into Sauce; pour over pasta and toss to mix. Pour into prepared baking dish. Sprinkle with crumb mixture.
  • Bake 10 minutes or until crumbs are golden.
  • TIP: Add a handful of cooked broccoli florets to pasta mixture just before baking for added nutrition, color and texture. * Becel Gold in Quebec
  • Each serving of this dish is a good source of iron and an excellent source of calcium and fibre.