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Mac & Cheese

A real creamy mac & cheese dish.



  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 °F (175 °C).
  2. In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Whisk in flour and salt. Gradually whisk in milk.
  3. Simmer over low heat, stirring frequently, until the sauce thickens, about 4 to 6 minutes. Add half the cheese and stir until melted.
  4. Pour the cooked elbow macaroni into an 8x8" glass baking dish. Pour sauce over noodles, then mix. Sprinkle remaining cheese over the top.
  5. Bake until heated through and the cheese on top has melted, 20 to 25 minutes.
  6. Serve warm or chilled.
  7. Note: based on recipe from "OK, So Now You're a Vegetarian" by Lauren Butts.
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ahhhhh...wonderful M&C
22 May 10 by member: changeup
6pts for a serving.. Sounds yummy
24 Apr 08 by member: muncygirl


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Nutrition summary:

There are 290 calories in 1 serving of Mac & Cheese.
Calorie break-down: 20% fat, 43% carbs, 37% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 58
Calories 290
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 6.49g 10%
  Saturated Fat 3.886g 19%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.356g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 1.811g  
Cholesterol 22mg 7%
Sodium 1685mg 70%
Potassium 437mg  
Total Carbohydrate 31.43g 10%
  Dietary Fiber 0.8g 3%
  Sugars 13.61g  
Protein 26.94g  
Vitamin A 230% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 496% Iron 27%
of RDI*
(290 calories)
14% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (43%)
Fat (20%)
Protein (37%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories