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Baked Mac & Cheese with Velveeta Recipe

Looking for an easy Baked Mac & cheese w/Velveeta recipe? Learn how to make Baked Mac & cheese w/Velveeta using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by raysunshine

Makes 8 servings



Recipe courtesy Alton Brown Show: Good EatsEpisode: For Whom the Cheese Melts 2

Recipe Ingredients for Baked Mac & cheese w/Velveeta

1/2 pound elbow macaroni
3 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons flour
3 cups milk
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1 large egg
12 ounces velveeta
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 Fresh black pepper

Recipe Directions for Baked Mac & cheese w/Velveeta

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. In a large pot of boiling, salted water cook the pasta to al dente.

  3. While the pasta is cooking, in a separate pot, melt the butter. Whisk in the flour and mustard and keep it moving for about five minutes. Make sure it's free of lumps. Stir in the milk, onion, bay leaf, and paprika. Simmer for ten minutes and remove the bay leaf.

  4. Temper in the egg. Stir in 3/4 of the cheese. Season with salt and pepper. Fold the macaroni into the mix and pour into a 2-quart casserole dish. Top with remaining cheese.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 177.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
338
Calories from Fat
149
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
16.6g
26%
Saturated Fat
10.3g
52%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
79mg
26%
Sodium
1007mg
42%
Potassium
359mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
32.0g
11%
Dietary Fiber
1.0g
4%
Sugars
8.9g
Protein
14.8g
Vitamin A 18% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 32% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D+
  Good points
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sodium
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