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Homemade Mac and Cheese Recipe

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


Submitted by nerdy_girl

Makes 1 serving



This makes a large batch, I think 8 servings, but I log it by my portions weight.

Recipe Ingredients for Homemade Mac and Cheese

8 cups cooked macaroni, or other pasta
30 grams becel margarine
2 tbsp flour
2 1/2 cup 2% milk
150 grams cheddar cheese, grated
2 tbsp parmesan cheese, grated
1 pepper, to taste
1 dash salt, to taste

Recipe Directions for Homemade Mac and Cheese

  1. Bring large pot of salted water to boil and prepare pasta according to package instructions.

  2. Meanwhile melt margarine in pan at medium heat. Add flour and mix to make a roux.

  3. Add milk slowly stirring quickly to remove any lumps.

  4. Heat milk mixture slowly until it just start to bubble on medium low heat. Stir gently frequently and then constantly as it gets hot and starts to thicken to avoid lumps and it sticking to bottom of pan.

  5. When milk mixture is bubbling and thickened add cheese and stir it in.

  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  7. Mix sauce with cooked pasta in a large pot or bowl, serve and enjoy!

Categories

Dairy, Pasta, Main Dish, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1936.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
2989
Calories from Fat
893
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
99.2g
153%
Saturated Fat
46.0g
230%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
215mg
72%
Sodium
1711mg
71%
Potassium
1585mg
45%
Total Carbohydrates
388.5g
129%
Dietary Fiber
20.6g
82%
Sugars
38.1g
Protein
127.9g
Vitamin A 84% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 199% Iron 43%
* 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 selenium
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