Great Mac and Cheese


Kids love it; easy to make. Also good if you add a cup of cubed cooked ham!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
6 servings


  • ¼ cup butter

  • 1 cup chopped onion

  • 1 ½ tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 8 ounces macaroni

  • 3 cups milk

  • 1 ½ cups shredded Cheddar cheese


  1. Heat the butter in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in the onion; cook and stir until the onion has softened and turned translucent, about 5 minutes. Stir in flour and salt and cook, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes more.

  2. Add milk and macaroni to saucepan, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and cover. Simmer for 15 minutes or until pasta is tender, stirring occasionally.

  3. Mix in cheese, and stir until cheese melts.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

408 Calories
20g Fat
39g Carbs
17g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 408
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 13g 63%
Cholesterol 60mg 20%
Sodium 670mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 39g 14%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 17g
Vitamin C 2mg 11%
Calcium 362mg 28%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 295mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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