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Basic Baked Macaroni & Cheese Recipe

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


Submitted by kennjann

Makes 8 servings



this is good no leftovers my first time making mac & cheese

Recipe Ingredients for Basic Baked Macaroni & Cheese

2 c. uncooked elbow macaroni
2 tbsp. Smart Balance
2 tbsp. flour
1 tsp. dry mustard
1 tsp. salt
2 1/2 c. milk
2 c. shredded sharp cheddar cheese (8 oz.)
1 c. shredded mozzarella cheese (8 oz)

Recipe Directions for Basic Baked Macaroni & Cheese

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In medium saucepan, melted butter; stir in flour, mustard, and salt. Gradually stir in milk. Cook and stir until mixture thickens slightly (mixture should coat spoon). Remove from heat. Add 1 1/2 cups cheese; stir until melted. Stir in cooked macaroni. Turn into greased 1 1/2 quart shallow baking dish. Top with remaining cheese. Bake 20-25 minutes or until bubbly. Refrigerate leftovers. Makes 6-8 servings.
Categories

Cheese, Side Dish, American, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 146.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
302
Calories from Fat
148
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
16.4g
25%
Saturated Fat
9.4g
47%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
43mg
14%
Sodium
596mg
25%
Potassium
207mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
21.8g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0.8g
3%
Sugars
4.7g
Protein
16.3g
Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 40% Iron 6%
* 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
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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