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Les Pates (like Macaroni & Cheese)


Yield: 4servings
Time: 18 min Preparation; 4 min cooking
Difficulty Level: Easy


  • 4 cups bow-tie pasta or other fun-shaped pasta
  • 4 tsp butter, cut into pieces
  • 2/3 cup grated gruyere chese
  • Salt & pepper, optional


  • Boil the bow-tie pasta according to the package directions. Then spread in a microwave-safe shallow casserole dish; dot with the butter pieces. Microwave on high for 3 minutes.
  • Sprinkle the grated gruyere cheese on top of the pasta; toss it a microwave for 1 minute to melt the cheese. Season with the salt & pepper if desired.


  • This recipe is from the Parenting Magazine, February 2002.