Mac and Cheese Recipe

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


Submitted by ringnebula

Makes 4 servings



Home made Macaroni with a white cheese sauce

Recipe Ingredients for Mac and Cheese

2 tbsp butter
2 tbsp flour
1 1/2 c milk
3 oz cheddar cheese (Velveeta is my favorite)
2 cups macaroni

Recipe Directions for Mac and Cheese

  1. Melt butter

  2. add flour

  3. take off heat and add milk (so milk doesn't scald)

  4. put back on medium heat and stir continuously smoothing out butter/flour chunks until milk starts to simmer (don't boil) (about 10 mins)

  5. add cheese and reduce heat until cheese melts

  6. add cooked pasta and serve

  7. Some like to put in oven for about 10-15 mins

  8. for a crisper top or add bread crumbs

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 165.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
352
Calories from Fat
138
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.3g
24%
Saturated Fat
8.3g
41%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
45mg
15%
Sodium
219mg
9%
Potassium
223mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
38.9g
13%
Dietary Fiber
1.1g
4%
Sugars
5.4g
Protein
14.1g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 26% Iron 11%
* 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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