Bev's Mac and Cheese

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This is a quick and delicious version of an American classic made with sharp Cheddar. Add diced ham or tomatoes, or top with more cheese and broil for a crispy Cheddar crust.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup elbow macaroni

  • 1 cup milk

  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain and reserve.

  2. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine milk, flour and salt and pepper to taste; whisk or beat until smooth. Add butter and cheese; microwave on high for 5 minutes and whisk until smooth. Microwave for an additional 4 to 5 minutes and whisk or beat until smooth and no lumps remain.

  3. Add cooked pasta to mixture; stir and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

314 Calories
17g Fat
27g Carbs
13g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 314
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 11g 53%
Cholesterol 50mg 17%
Sodium 243mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 13g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 283mg 22%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 186mg 4%

* 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.