Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

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


Submitted by summer_lover

Makes 6 servings



If you want to enjoy macaroni and cheese for the occasional splurge, this homemade version allows you to control what goes in, therefore....ON! Also, this type of pasta is very thin compared to wheat pasta.

Recipe Ingredients for Macaroni and Cheese

2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons flour
1 large green onion, thinly sliced
2 cups nonfat milk
1 1/2 cups Sargento 4 cheese mexican mix
1 tsp black pepper
1 tsp white pepper
1/2 tsp ground mustard
8 oz quinoa pasta

Recipe Directions for Macaroni and Cheese

  1. Melt butter in a sauce pan until it begins to bubble. Add onion, and cook until soft. Add flour, dry mustard, (a tsp. of hot sauce if desired) and stir to cook for about 3-5 minutes.

  2. Add a splash of milk and stir, cooking flour and preventing lumps. Gradually add remainder of milk into sauce pan, and allow to warm.

  3. Add shredded cheese by the handful, and stir between each one to keep sauce smooth-keep warm but not HOT!

  4. Meanwhile, boil the noodles per package and desired doneness.

  5. Add hot drained pasta to cheese sauce and stir, adding more milk little by little if needed.

Categories

Cheese, Pasta, Side Dish, Italian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 160.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
330
Calories from Fat
130
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.4g
22%
Saturated Fat
8.5g
43%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
37mg
12%
Sodium
276mg
12%
Potassium
346mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
35.4g
12%
Dietary Fiber
3.2g
13%
Sugars
5.0g
Protein
15.5g
Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 31% Iron 9%
* 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 riboflavin
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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