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Traditional Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

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


Submitted by enigma905

Makes 6 servings



Quick and easy to prepare, this family favorite is always a welcomed addition for lunch or at dinnertime.

Recipe Ingredients for Traditional Macaroni and Cheese

1 2/3 cups elbow macaroni, cooked and drained
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 can (12 fluid ounce) Evaporated Milk
1 cup water
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese, divided

Recipe Directions for Traditional Macaroni and Cheese

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease 2-quart casserole dish.

  2. Combine cornstarch, salt, mustard and pepper in medium saucepan. Stir in evaporated milk, water, and butter. Cook over medium-heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil. Boil for 1 minute.

  3. Remove from heat. Stir in 1 1/2 cups cheese until melted. Add macaroni; mix well. Pour into prepared casserole dish. Top with remaining cheese.

  4. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until cheese is melted and light brown.

Categories

Pasta, Brunch, Main Dish, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 170.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
366
Calories from Fat
193
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
21.4g
33%
Saturated Fat
13.3g
67%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
68mg
23%
Sodium
717mg
30%
Potassium
280mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
26.7g
9%
Dietary Fiber
0.8g
3%
Sugars
7.0g
Protein
16.7g
Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 44% Iron 7%
* 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
  • High in calcium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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