Whole Wheat Macaroni and Cheese

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 236.2
  • Total Fat: 12.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 38.6 mg
  • Sodium: 259.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 19.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.9 g
  • Protein: 12.4 g

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Easy to make and better for you than regular, boxed macaroni. Easy to make and better for you than regular, boxed macaroni.
Number of Servings: 4


    1 ˝ cups of dried whole-wheat macaroni noodles, boiled according to package directions
    2 tablespoons butter
    2 tablespoons whole-wheat flour
    1 cup milk, 1%
    1 cup grated cheddar cheese, 2%
    Salt and pepper to taste
    Optional topping: grated parmesan cheese or whole-wheat breadcrumbs


1. Melt the butter in a sauté pan over medium heat.
2. Whisk in the flour and keep whisking for about 1 minute until the roux (which is equal parts
flour and butter or oil) starts to darken, but does not burn.
3. Quickly whisk in the milk and turn down the heat to low. Keep whisking until any lumps of
flour dissolve.
4. Stir in the cheese and once it melts add the cooked noodles. Season with salt and pepper.
5. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JACKIEMC08.

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