Baked Macaronni & Cheese Recipe

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


Submitted by matea

Makes 10 servings



Easy and extremely tastey mac& cheese recipe!

Recipe Ingredients for Baked Macaronni & Cheese

3/4 pound elbow macaroni
6 tablespoons butter
6 tablespoons flour
2 tablespoon Mustard Powder
5 cups 1% milk
2 1/2 cups yellow onion, finely diced
2 tsp,+crumbled bay leafs
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 Fresh black pepper
1 cup bread crumbs
720 g 50% Light Cheddar

Recipe Directions for Baked Macaronni & Cheese

  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.

  5. Melt the butter in a saute pan and toss the bread crumbs to coat. Top the macaroni with the bread crumbs. Bake for 30 minutes. Remove from oven and rest for five minutes before serving.

  6. Remember to save leftovers for fried Macaroni and Cheese.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 282.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
491
Calories from Fat
188
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
20.9g
32%
Saturated Fat
13.1g
66%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
63mg
21%
Sodium
855mg
36%
Potassium
335mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
45.8g
15%
Dietary Fiber
2.3g
9%
Sugars
9.2g
Protein
31.5g
Vitamin A 27% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 70% Iron 12%
* 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
B
  Good points
  • High in calcium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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