Prepare macaroni and cheese as directed on package with milk and butter. Creamy Mac & Cheese Is Nothing Short Of Indulgent, You'd Never Guess This Mac & Cheese Is Vegan, Chili Mac & Cheese Is Everything We Crave. **For a complete meatless dish you can use just the spaghetti sauce and leave out all meats. Total Carbohydrate This content is imported from {embed-name}. Season with salt and pepper and let simmer until it begins to thicken, about 5 minutes. In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta according to package directions until al dente, about 4 to 6 minutes. Add remaining cheddar and panko mixture in an even layer on top of lasagna. You may be able to find more information about this and similar content on their web site. **For meat substitute you can use pre cooked chicken. Ladle a small amount of cheese into the bottom of a 9"-x-13" baking dish. Not that there's anything wrong with regular mac & cheese... but this lasagna version has us SHOOK. We may earn commission from the links on this page. Let us know how it went in the comment section below! Place a layer (exactly half) of Mac and cheese in the baking dish, top with a layer of meat then a layer of cheese. Remove pan from heat and whisk in 3 1/2 cups cheddar and mozzarella until smooth. Preheat oven to 375º. Add a layer of noodles, more cheese sauce, and about 1/5 bacon and jalapeño slices. After the 2 layers are complete, bake in the oven for 20 minutes or until heated through. Cook and drain ground beef and mix with spaghetti sauce. Prepare Macaroni and Cheese using the directions on the box. The lasagna noodles may seem like a weird choice, but when boiled to al dente, they become the perfect vehicle for cheese. Bake until cheese is bubbling and panko is golden, 25 to 30 minutes. Spoon half of the prepared Mac and cheese into lightly greased 8-inch square baking dish. This content is created and maintained by a third party, and imported onto this page to help users provide their email addresses. Made it? Preheat oven to 350 deg F. Lightly grease 8x8 baking dish. You may be able to find more information about this and similar content at, 77 Perfect Pasta Dinners That Couldn't Be Easier. 42.9 g Delish editors handpick every product we feature. GUYS. Drain and drizzle a bit of olive oil to prevent noodles from sticking together. This ingredient shopping module is created and maintained by a third party, and imported onto this page. We're hooked! Let cool 10 to 15 minutes before slicing and serving. Lena Abraham is the Food Editor at Delish, where she develops and styles recipes for video and photo, and also stays on top of current food trends. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. You may be able to find the same content in another format, or you may be able to find more information, at their web site. Sprinkle over flour and cook until slightly golden, 2 to 3 minutes. Pour in milk and whisk until combined. Top with half each of the spaghetti sauce, meat and shredded cheese. Repeat layers. Delish participates in various affiliate marketing programs, which means we may get paid commissions on editorially chosen products purchased through our links to retailer sites. Continue until all ingredients are used, ending with lasagna noodles. Super creamy cheese sauce + bacon + jalapeños = the baked mac & cheese of our dreams. In a large saucepan, melt 1 stick butter. extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for noodles, BUY NOW Cuisinart Boxed Grater, $11.98,, Wine And Spirit Tags Are Perfect For Holidays, Starbucks Color-Changing Holiday Cups Are Here, 23 Healthier Ways To Eat Pumpkin This Fall. 14 %, (7 1/4 ounce) package macaroni & cheese dinner mix. In a medium bowl, stir to combine 3 tablespoons olive oil with panko and parmesan. Bake 20 minute or until heated through.