Classic Baked Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

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


Submitted by honeyhoney86

Makes 6 servings



From Southern Living, February 2007. 1 serving = 1/6 of dish.

Recipe Ingredients for Classic Baked Macaroni and Cheese

8 oz elbow macaroni
2 tbsp Light Stick
2 tbsp all-purpose flour
2 cups milk
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp fresh ground black pepper
1/4 tsp ground red pepper
8 oz reduced fat sharp cheddar cheese, shredded and divided in half

Recipe Directions for Classic Baked Macaroni and Cheese

  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions and keep warm

  2. Melt butter in a large saucepan or Dutch oven over medium-low heat

  3. Whisk in flour until smooth

  4. Cook, whisking constantly, 2 minutes

  5. Gradually whisk in milk, and cook, whisking constantly, 5 minutes or until thickened

  6. Remove from heat and stir in salt, black pepper, and red pepper, 1 cup shredded cheese, and cooked pasta

  7. Spoon pasta mixture into a lightly greased 2 quart baking dish; top with remaining 1 cup cheese

  8. Bake at 400 degrees F for 20 minutes or until bubbly

  9. Let stand 10 minutes before serving

Categories

Cheese, Pasta, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 165.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
314
Calories from Fat
107
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.9g
18%
Saturated Fat
6.8g
34%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
33mg
11%
Sodium
496mg
21%
Potassium
213mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
36.0g
12%
Dietary Fiber
1.4g
6%
Sugars
6.9g
Protein
16.8g
Vitamin A 18% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 37% Iron 8%
* 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 calcium
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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