Tomato and Basil Macaroni Cheese

Tomato and Basil Macaroni Cheese

Tomato and Basil Macaroni Cheese
There's no denying that mac and cheese is a popular staple among children. However, this relies on tomatoes and basil for an extra kick that's sure to please adults as well. Plus you're sneaking in some extra nutrition for those with picky palates.
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4 servings

Ingredients
2 cups macaroni 2 cups grated tasty cheese 1 cup grated Swiss cheese 1 cup thickened cream 2 eggs 1 oz. butter Salt and pepper 1 cup fresh breadcrumbs 2 tomatoes, sliced Basil leaves 1/2 cup grated cheese

Methods/steps
Cook the macaroni until done and drain. Combine cheeses, salt, pepper, cream and eggs in a bowl. Stir in macaroni and spread half of this mixture in a greased casserole dish. Arrange tomato slices and basil over this layer and top with remaining macaroni. Melt the butter in a frying pan and cook the breadcrumbs gently until golden. Combine breadcrumbs and cheese and sprinkle over the top. Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes until it's golden on top.
Additional Tips
20 min

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