Recipes and Cooking Three-Cheese Baked Mac 4.0 (108) 6 Reviews Swiss, cheddar, and gouda make for a terrific creamy trio in this baked mac and cheese recipe. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on October 31, 2012 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Prep Time: 15 mins Cook Time: 4 mins Bake Time: 20 mins Broil Time: 3 mins Total Time: 42 mins Servings: 12 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 1 pound penne 3 tablespoon unsalted butter 3 tablespoon all-purpose flour 2 cup 2% milk 1 tablespoon dried minced onion 2 teaspoon dry mustard ¼ teaspoon salt Pinch of cayenne pepper 2 cup shredded Swiss cheese (8 ounces) 2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese (8 ounces) 1 cup shredded Gouda cheese (4 ounces) Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 2-quart broiler-safe dish with cooking spray. Cook penne according to package directions; drain. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan melt butter over medium heat. Sprinkle flour onto butter and cook, whisking constantly, for 1 minute. Whisk in milk, dried onion, dry mustard, salt, and cayenne pepper. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat.Reduce heat and cook, whisking constantly, for 3 minutes. Remove from heat. In a large bowl toss together cheeses. Whisk half of the cheese into the milk mixture in skillet until smooth. Stir cheese sauce into pasta. Spoon half of the pasta into the prepared baking dish. Top with half of the remaining cheese. Repeat layering, ending with cheese. Bake for 20 minutes. Increase heat to broil. Broil pasta for 3 to 4 minutes until bubbly and browned. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 383 Calories 19g Fat 34g Carbs 19g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 12 Calories 383 % Daily Value * Total Fat 19g 24% Saturated Fat 11g 55% Cholesterol 59mg 20% Sodium 298mg 13% Total Carbohydrate 34g 12% Protein 19g *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.