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Mac and Cheese Recipe

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


Submitted by amy100290

Makes 8 servings



My favorite baked macaroni and cheese

Recipe Ingredients for Mac and Cheese

8 oz elbow macaroni, uncooked
2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
16 oz cottage cheese
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup flour
2 cups milk, 2%
1/2 tsp salt
1/8 tsp white pepper
1/2 cup bread crumbs
2 tbsp butter

Recipe Directions for Mac and Cheese

Cook macaroni according to the package instructions. While mac is cooking, melt 1/4 c. butter in a sauce pan, add flour, salt and pepper and stir. Add milk gradually, heat to boiling, stirring constantly and cook until thickened. Whip cottage cheese in a blender or food processor and add to milk mixture. Layer cheddar cheese and macaroni in a greased 2-quart baking dish, ending with cheese. Pour milk and cheese mixture over the top. Mix bread crumbs with 2 tbsp melted butter and sprinkle over mac and cheese. Bake at 375 for 30-35 minutes.
Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 196.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
418
Calories from Fat
190
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
21.1g
32%
Saturated Fat
13.1g
65%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
62mg
21%
Sodium
690mg
29%
Potassium
257mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
34.3g
11%
Dietary Fiber
1.3g
5%
Sugars
4.6g
Protein
21.9g
Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 34% Iron 10%
* 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
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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