• prep: 15 min
  • cook: 40 min
  • total: 55 min
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  • Summary

    A traditional mac and cheese. Bake it with your favorite cheeses, veggies or meats for a one-dish wonder.

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 cups dry elbow macaroni (shells or cavatappi)
    • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
    • 3 tablespoons all purpose flour
    • 2 cups milk (not skim)
    • 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper
    • 2 cups of shredded cheese (I like sharp cheddar and Swiss)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 342 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 18 g 28.21%
    • Saturated Fat: 9 g 45.68%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 36 mg 11.95%
    • Sodium: 514 mg 21.43%
    • Calcium: 374 mg 37.39%
    • Potassium: 58 mg 1.66%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 5.5%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 29 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 4.2%
    • Sugar: 5 g
    • Protein: 15 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 16.37%
    • Vitamin C 0.01%
    • Vitamin D 8.35%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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