Family Favorite Macaroni and Cheese
Family Favorite Macaroni and Cheese
  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 45 min
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  • Summary

    This macaroni and cheese is made with a combination of American cheese and cheddar, along with some cream or half-and-half. It's creamy and delicious.

    Ingredients

    • 8 ounces elbow macaroni (2 cups uncooked)
    • 6 tablespoons butter (divided)
    • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
    • 2 cups milk
    • 1/2 cup half-and-half
    • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
    • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese (8 ounces)
    • 1 cup shredded American cheese (4 ounces)
    • 1 cup soft breadcrumbs*

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 530 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 29 g 44.05%
    • Saturated Fat: 16 g 82.08%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 76 mg 25.31%
    • Sodium: 627 mg 26.13%
    • Calcium: 399 mg 39.87%
    • Potassium: 217 mg 6.19%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 13.1%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 50 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 8.45%
    • Sugar: 7 g
    • Protein: 19 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 19.11%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 12.63%
    • * 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 - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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