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Mom's Homemade Mac & Cheese Recipe

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Submitted by mary1350

Makes 16 servings



This recipe was passed on by my mother-in-law. Real comfort food. I use Smart Balance 67% Buttery Spread but system would not calculate that product. "View" shows calories for hard margarine. Difference is only 11 calories per serving.

Recipe Ingredients for Mom's Homemade Mac & Cheese

38 saltine crackers, crushed
24 ounces shell macaroni, medium
16 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, cubed
8 ounces milk, 1%
1 medium onion, chopped
8 tablespoons light margarine
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper

Recipe Directions for Mom's Homemade Mac & Cheese

Spray non stick pan with butter flavored spray. Saute onions until opaque. Cook macaroni as package directs, drain, omit salt if desired. Place macaroni, onions, cubed cheddar cheese, crushed crackers, salt and pepper into a large oven proof bowl, mix well. Dot top of casserole with Smart Balance Spread. Pour milk over entire casserole. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.
Categories

Pasta, Main Dish, American, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 123.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
436
Calories from Fat
169
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
18.8g
29%
Saturated Fat
7.8g
39%
Trans Fat
0.8g
Cholesterol
31mg
10%
Sodium
707mg
29%
Potassium
161mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
50.5g
17%
Dietary Fiber
1.8g
7%
Sugars
2.0g
Protein
15.2g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 26% Iron 17%
* 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
  • Low in sugar
  • High in selenium
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