Nana's Mac and Cheese Recipe

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Submitted by fiorlabhair

Makes 8 servings



A simple twist on the version of Mac and Cheese everyone is used to....this recipe was created by my grandma and everyone in my family LOVES it.

Recipe Ingredients for Nana's Mac and Cheese

1 lb Pasta, cooked
280 g Cheddar Cheese, aka one stick
7 tablespoons Butter
7 tablespoons Flour
960 g Welch's Tomato Juice, aka one jar.
1 cup Milk

Recipe Directions for Nana's Mac and Cheese

  1. Grate the cheese.

  2. Melt Butter in a sauce pan

  3. add in flour.

  4. stir untill pasty. (add salt and pepper if desired)

  5. Mix in tomato Juice untill smooth

  6. Put milk into tomato juice jar and shake.

  7. Add milk to pot.

  8. cook for 3 min. once it starts to bubble while continuing to stir.

  9. Add cheese

  10. Stir until melted

  11. Put half the cooked pasta into a baking dish, add some sauce then some pasta then some sauce, then pasta until dish is full.

  12. Cook at 350 untill bubbily.

  13. Note: You can add toasted brown bread broken into little peices to the top before putting in the oven to give it some extra crunch....but this will add extra calories.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 261.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
458
Calories from Fat
212
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
23.6g
36%
Saturated Fat
12.9g
65%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
107mg
36%
Sodium
677mg
28%
Potassium
189mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
43.0g
14%
Dietary Fiber
1.1g
4%
Sugars
4.7g
Protein
17.9g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 31% 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
C+
    Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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