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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 283.4
  • Total Fat: 10.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 33.5 mg
  • Sodium: 316.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 34.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.6 g
  • Protein: 11.3 g

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Creamy Homemade Macaroni & Cheese

Submitted by: NOEXCUSES4ME

Introduction

Very creamy, cheesy and yummy! My grandson loves it, you might too.
A little healthier than my regular recipe, but definitely a comfort food. Can use any milk, 2% was all I had in the house.
Very creamy, cheesy and yummy! My grandson loves it, you might too.
A little healthier than my regular recipe, but definitely a comfort food. Can use any milk, 2% was all I had in the house.

Number of Servings: 10

Ingredients

    *Pasta, whole wheat elbows, 13.25 oz
    Butter, unsalted, .25 cup
    *Flour, white, .25 cup
    Bongards' Reduced Fat Pasteurized Process American Cheese, 8 serving (8oz)
    Pepper, black, 1 tbsp
    Basil, 2 tbsp

Directions

1 - Cook noodles according to package directions. Drain.

2 - In the same pot you cooked the noodles, melt butter on med-high heat, add flour and stir until smooth, heat until bubbly.

3 - Add milk all at once and stir until smooth. Heat until bubbly stirring constantly and after bubbly, stir 1 more minute until thickens. Add black pepper and basil to your liking. Cayene pepper, paprika, oregano, etc are also good in this too. Depends on your mood.

4 - Add chunks of cheese, remove from heat, stir until cheese is melted.

5 - Add cooked noodles and stir until mixed well.

That's it!




Nutrition Facts

Homemade Macaroni

10 Servings



Amount Per Serving


Calories 283.4

Total Fat 10.7 g

Saturated Fat 7.3 g

Polyunsaturated Fat 0.2 g

Monounsaturated Fat 1.7 g

Cholesterol 33.5 mg

Sodium 316.9 mg

Potassium 15.3 mg

Total Carbohydrate 34.4 g

Dietary Fiber 3.6 g

Sugars 3.2 g

Protein 11.3 g


Vitamin A 12.9 %

Vitamin B-12 0.1 %

Vitamin B-6 0.2 %

Vitamin C 0.6 %

Vitamin D 0.0 %

Vitamin E 0.5 %

Calcium 20.0 %

Copper 0.7 %

Folate 1.6 %

Iron 15.3 %

Magnesium 0.6 %

Manganese 3.3 %

Niacin 1.0 %

Pantothenic Acid 0.2 %

Phosphorus 0.6 %

Riboflavin 1.1 %

Selenium 1.6 %

Thiamin 1.7 %

Zinc 0.3 %






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









Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NOEXCUSES4ME.






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  • the instructions mention "adding milk all at once" yet I don't see milk listed in the ingredients. please update recipe accordingly. thanks. - 10/25/14

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