Basic Baked Mac and Cheese Recipe

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Basic Baked Mac and Cheese
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  1. Cook macaroni in salted water until done. Drain. Put into a med. bowl.
  2. Preheat oven to 350º F.
  3. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in flour. Whisk over medium heat 2 minutes. Whisk in milk. Cook over med. heat until thickened.Remove from heat.
  4. Whisk in spices. Stir in yogurt and 1 1/2 cups of shredded cheese. Pour over macaroni and mix together with a spoon. Pour into a small buttered casserole dish. Top with remaining 1/2 cup shredded cheese.
  5. Bake for 30 minutes.
  6. 4 dinner servings or 6 side dish servings.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 365.79 Kcal (1531 kJ)
Calories from fat 164.15 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18.24g 28%
Cholesterol 56.32mg 19%
Sodium 344.39mg 14%
Potassium 197.87mg 4%
Total Carbs 34.56g 12%
Sugars 4.63g 19%
Dietary Fiber 1.42g 6%
Protein 16.61g 33%
Vitamin C 0.4mg 1%
Vitamin A 0.8mg 28%
Iron 1.3mg 7%
Calcium 372.1mg 37%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 187.51 Kcal (785 kJ)
Calories from fat 84.14 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.35g 28%
Cholesterol 28.87mg 19%
Sodium 176.54mg 14%
Potassium 101.43mg 4%
Total Carbs 17.72g 12%
Sugars 2.37g 19%
Dietary Fiber 0.73g 6%
Protein 8.51g 33%
Vitamin C 0.2mg 1%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 28%
Iron 0.6mg 7%
Calcium 190.8mg 37%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 8.6
  • 10

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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