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Nutritional Info
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 234.2
  • Total Fat: 6.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 24.2 mg
  • Sodium: 1,060.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.9 g
  • Protein: 15.4 g

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Macaroni and Cheese



Introduction

Who doesn't love rich and creamy mac and cheese? Who doesn't love rich and creamy mac and cheese?

Ingredients

    • 2 cups uncooked macaroni

    • 8 oz. reduced fat cheese product (like Velveeta Light), cut into cubes

    • 1/2 cup non-fat milk

    • salt and pepper to taste




Directions

1. Cook macaroni as directed by package. Drain and return to sauce pan.



2. Over low heat, add milk, salt, pepper, and cheese to cooked pasta. Stir until cheese is melted and pasta is evenly coated.



Makes 4 servings.







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  • 10 of 13 people found this review helpful
    Velveeta isn't even real cheese! Yuck! - 2/23/11

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  • 6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    too high in salt, unappealing sticky texture, no one in my family liked this. - 2/23/11

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  • 6 of 8 people found this review helpful
    If I'm going to have mac and cheese, it will be real cheese, cream, and butter. Velveeta isn't even a good substitute for cheese.
    - 2/23/11

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  • 6 of 9 people found this review helpful
    I can't believe that a recipe with this much sodium per serving would be listed on Spark People. - 2/23/11

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  • Very Good
    6 of 8 people found this review helpful
    I have made this many times and the whole family enjoys it. I make it into a one pot meal - I add a vegie mix like carrots, broccoli, etc. - whatever frozen I have on hand and also add some diced ham if I have it. We always use whole wheat pasta and the kids do not seem to notice a difference. - 2/15/09

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  • Good
    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    My husband loved it... me not so much. Not down for the "sticky" cheese. Made a weird coating in my mouth; guess I don't like Velveeta. - 2/12/08

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  • Bad
    5 of 8 people found this review helpful
    way to much sodium. Not good for the heart. - 2/15/09

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  • 3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I love this kind, and easy to make. I won't need to add any extra salt, because the velveeta has enough in it. - 2/15/09

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  • Very Good
    3 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Ahhh... in days gone by when I used to be able to eat such high amounts of Sodium this would have been HEAVEN! My addition to the recipe (not low fat though) was to add 1 C Sour Cream to the mix to make it even creamier. Oooh-Ahhh! And if you're feeling wild that day, some Rotel isn't bad either. - 2/15/09

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  • O.K.
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    It may be tasty but sodium is way too high and even with the low fat cheese not very low in calories. I'll pass on this one. - 2/23/11

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  • Bad
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    WAY too much sodium! - 2/23/11

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This was absolutely perfect! However, upon looking at the nutritional info, I thought it was iffy so I put it into the calculator the same way they did, except input the entire recipe instead of by serving (which is what SparkPeople did) and came out with: 325.7 calories, 6.9 fat and 859.6 sodium. - 11/27/10

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  • Very Good
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This is the mac and cheese I grew up on. Total comfort food and protein too! We love it and tho it may be a bit high in sodium, the boxed alternative is much higher. Go for it! - 2/15/09

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  • 2 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Maybe this will satisfy my longing for healthy mac and cheese. I've been searching and have found nothing! I'll give this one a try too, hope it's creamy and cheesy! - 2/13/09

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  • O.K.
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    IF I make this again I will continue to use the whole wheat pasta but add mexican spices and REAL cheeses versus the velvetta. Velvetta is just weird how when it cools it starts to stick all together and the creaminess is gone. ewww. - 1/31/08

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  • O.K.
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    We like whole wheat pasta with real cheese Cabot 75% low fat and skim milk and the macaroni and cheese is just as good without as much salt. Even the Kraft box has half the sodium in one serving. - 1/28/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Love Mac and Cheese and Velveeta, will make up for the sodium and calories with Vegetables (fresh). - 2/16/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Sounds like the mac and cheese my Grandma used to make. Loved it then and I am sure I would now. - 2/15/09

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  • Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    good - 2/15/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Who doesn't love comfort food!!! Mmmmm :) - 2/15/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Using the whole wheat or multigrain pasta makes this easy to make and tasty dish even more healthy. - 2/15/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    good base...Thinking of tweaking it a bit. - 2/15/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Great! I love this
    - 2/15/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    OH MY GOSH!! For those of us who LOVE all things cheesy and creamy... Let's just say I'm settling into this diet just fine. - 1/19/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This recipe is simple to make and tastes great!! Much better than any frozen low calorie Mac and Cheese I have ever tasted. - 8/20/08

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