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Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

Looking for an easy macaroni and cheese recipe? Learn how to make macaroni and cheese using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by kingwher

Makes 8 servings



easy, from allrecipes http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Home-Style-Macaroni-and-Cheese/Detail.aspx

Recipe Ingredients for macaroni and cheese

7 ounces macaroni
1/4 cup butter
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 cups milk
8 ounce cream cheese
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
1 cup dry bread crumbs
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Recipe Directions for macaroni and cheese

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add macaroni pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.

  3. In a 3 quart saucepan over medium heat, melt butter and stir in flour. Cook for about 1 minute, until smooth and bubbly; stirring occasionally. Mix in milk, cream cheese, salt, pepper, and Dijon mustard. Continue cooking until sauce is thickened. Add cooked macaroni and Cheddar cheese.

  4. Pour into 2 quart casserole dish. In small bowl mix together bread crumbs, butter and parsley; spread over macaroni and cheese. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown and heated through.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 172.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
477
Calories from Fat
273
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
30.3g
47%
Saturated Fat
18.7g
94%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
89mg
30%
Sodium
606mg
25%
Potassium
249mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
34.7g
12%
Dietary Fiber
1.6g
6%
Sugars
4.8g
Protein
16.7g
Vitamin A 23% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 33% Iron 13%
* 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-
    Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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