Creamy Macaroni & Cheese - for Two or One Recipe

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Creamy Macaroni & Cheese - for Two or One
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  1. Preheat oven at 350°F.
  2. Cook pasta in boiling salted water until al-dente. Drain and set aside.
  3. Heat the milk in the microwave, on high for 1-1/2 minutes.
  4. In a medium saucepan, melt butter. Add salt, pepper and chopped onion. Sauté on medium heat, until the onion is transparent and soft, but not brown.
  5. Sprinkle the flour on top, and allow the butter to absorb some of it before stirring.
  6. Add the hot milk in 3 additions, stirring constantly. The mixture will get thick very quickly.
  7. After the final addition of milk, continue heating the mixture, on medium heat, stirring constantly, until thick and bubbly.
  8. *Remove from heat* and stir in the grated cheese, chives and red pepper flakes.
  9. Add the drained pasta and mix well.
  10. Fold in the cubed cheese.
  11. Pour into two greased onion soup bowls.
  12. Bake for 20 - 25 minutes.
  13. Allow to cool a bit before serving.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 667.2 Kcal (2793 kJ)
Calories from fat 343.99 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 38.22g 59%
Cholesterol 152.26mg 51%
Sodium 1041.04mg 43%
Potassium 305.09mg 6%
Total Carbs 51.99g 17%
Sugars 7.75g 31%
Dietary Fiber 1.92g 8%
Protein 30.24g 60%
Vitamin C 3.4mg 6%
Vitamin A 1.7mg 57%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
Calcium 731.9mg 73%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 142.32 Kcal (596 kJ)
Calories from fat 73.37 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.15g 59%
Cholesterol 32.48mg 51%
Sodium 222.06mg 43%
Potassium 65.08mg 6%
Total Carbs 11.09g 17%
Sugars 1.65g 31%
Dietary Fiber 0.41g 8%
Protein 6.45g 60%
Vitamin C 0.7mg 6%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 57%
Iron 0.4mg 10%
Calcium 156.1mg 73%

* 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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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 16.1
  • 18

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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