Macaroni and Cheese III


A rich macaroni and cheese recipe, with lots of sharp Cheddar cheese. Especially good with the addition of browned ground beef or spicy sausage.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
6 to 8 servings


  • 1 (16 ounce) package macaroni

  • 2 ½ cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese

  • ½ cup plain yogurt

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can stewed tomatoes

  • teaspoon celery seed

  • salt to taste

  • ground black pepper to taste

  • ¼ tablespoon dried basil


  1. In a large pot cook macaroni pasta in boiling salted water until al dente. Drain well.

  2. In a large saucepan over medium heat, melt the grated Cheddar cheese, plain yogurt, butter or margarine, and tomatoes. Cook until smooth. Add salt, black pepper, basil to taste, celery seed and cooked pasta to saucepan. Stir until blended.

  3. Turn off the heat and let sit for 10 minutes with lid on, stirring occasionally. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

557 Calories
23g Fat
62g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 557
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 29%
Saturated Fat 14g 69%
Cholesterol 67mg 22%
Sodium 539mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 62g 23%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 6mg 29%
Calcium 497mg 38%
Iron 4mg 22%
Potassium 420mg 9%

* 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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