Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

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


Submitted by cally1102

Makes 10 servings



my personal favorite - quite delicious (though it's very high in fat)

Recipe Ingredients for Macaroni and Cheese

1 box Rigatoni
36 oz cheddar cheese, grated
4 tbs butter
2 cups half and half
2 tbs flour
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1 medium onion, chopped

Recipe Directions for Macaroni and Cheese

  1. melt butter (medium heat)

  2. mix flour, salt, pepper and garlic powder together; slowly add flour mixture to butter, stirring constantly

  3. slowly add half and half, stirring constantly

  4. add onion

  5. slowly add grated cheese, stirring constantly

  6. heat until cheese is completely melted and mixture is smooth (do not overheat or mixture will become gritty)

  7. cook pasta according to package directions

  8. drain pasta, then put it into a buttered 9 x 13 x 2 casserole dish; add cheese sauce and mix it thoroughly with pasta

  9. top with bread crumbs and small pats of butter

  10. bake in 350 degree oven for 30-35 minutes, until bubbly

  11. let stand 5 minutes before serving

  12. Enjoy!

Categories

Cheese, Main Dish, American, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 214.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
686
Calories from Fat
403
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
44.8g
69%
Saturated Fat
27.9g
140%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
137mg
46%
Sodium
920mg
38%
Potassium
185mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
39.4g
13%
Dietary Fiber
1.9g
8%
Sugars
1.9g
Protein
32.8g
Vitamin A 27% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 79% Iron 4%
* 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
C
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in calcium
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in saturated fat
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