Homemade Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

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


Submitted by kayleenabean

Makes 6 servings



This is a white cheese sauce mac and cheese. Makes 6 servings.

Recipe Ingredients for Homemade Macaroni and Cheese

1 tbsp Butter
0.25 cup Wheat Flour, White, All-purpose, Enriched, Bleached
10 oz Colby-Jack Cheese
2 tsp Salt, Table
0.25 tsp Garlic Powder
0.5 tsp Onion Powder
1.5 cup(244 g) Milk, Lowfat, Fluid, 1% Milkfat

Recipe Directions for Homemade Macaroni and Cheese

I a 5 to 6 qt pot heat a gallon of water on high to boiling. Add macaroni and turn down to medium stirring occasionally. Cook for 5 to 10 minutes or until noodles are al dente. Drain and rinse noodles with cold water. In a separate frying pan melt butter and cook until it stops foaming. Add flour and whisk until smooth. Very slowly add milk. (Dribble some in and whisk it smooth then dribble more in and whisk it smooth etc. until all milk is in.) Heat on medium high until white sauce comes to a boil and thickens. Add spices. Turn off heat and add grated cheese. Whisk sauce until smooth and add to elbow macaroni. Serve.
Categories

Dairy, Pasta, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 117.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
246
Calories from Fat
157
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
17.5g
27%
Saturated Fat
11.6g
58%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
67mg
22%
Sodium
1103mg
46%
Potassium
101mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
9.0g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0.2g
1%
Sugars
3.3g
Protein
14.3g
Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 41% Iron 2%
* 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
92% confidence
D-
  Good points
  • High in calcium
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in saturated fat
  • High in sodium
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