Classic Macaroni and Cheese

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This is the classic baked Mac and Cheese of my childhood. You can add sun-dried tomatoes if you wish, or sometimes I substitute minced garlic for the salt and pepper to give it added zing! It can make Saturday Night more fun!

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
1 to 2 - quart casserole

Ingredients

  • 1 (16 ounce) package macaroni

  • 1 pound sharp Cheddar cheese, sliced

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can evaporated milk

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). 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.

  2. Grease a 2 quart casserole dish. Place a quarter of the macaroni in the bottom, followed by an even layer of one-quarter of the cheese slices. Dot with butter and season with salt and pepper. Repeat layering three times. Pour evaporated milk evenly over the top of all.

  3. Bake, uncovered, for one hour, or until top is golden brown.

    close up view of Classic Macaroni and Cheese in a glass bowl
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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

701 Calories
34g Fat
65g Carbs
34g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 701
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 34g 43%
Saturated Fat 20g 102%
Cholesterol 103mg 34%
Sodium 552mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 65g 24%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 34g
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Calcium 724mg 56%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 348mg 7%

* 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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