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Baked Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

Looking for an easy Baked Macaroni and Cheese recipe? Learn how to make Baked Macaroni and Cheese using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by razcal2267

Makes 6 servings



Sometimes nothing but the classic will do

Recipe Ingredients for Baked Macaroni and Cheese

8 oz. elbow macaroni
2 tablespoons Land O'Lakes Spreadable butter
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 cups 1% milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
8 oz sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded and divided

Recipe Directions for Baked Macaroni and Cheese

  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions. Keep warm.

  2. Melt butter in a large saucepan or Dutch oven over medium-low heat; whisk in flour until smooth. Cook, whisking constantly, 2 minutes. Gradually whisk in milk, and cook, whisking constantly, 5 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat. Stir in salt, black, 1 cup shredded cheese, and cooked pasta.

  3. Spoon pasta mixture into a lightly greased 2-qt. baking dish; top with remaining 1 cup cheese.

  4. Bake at 400 for 20 minutes or until bubbly. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Categories

Cheese, Pasta, Main Dish, Bake, Boil

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 164.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
370
Calories from Fat
157
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
17.5g
27%
Saturated Fat
10.0g
50%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
50mg
17%
Sodium
497mg
21%
Potassium
248mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
34.8g
12%
Dietary Fiber
1.3g
5%
Sugars
5.4g
Protein
17.3g
Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 38% Iron 9%
* 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
C+
  Good points
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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