Kittencal's Creamy Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

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Kittencal's Creamy Macaroni and Cheese
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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease a medium casserole dish.
  3. Cook the pasta in a pot of boiling salted water until al dente (do not overcook the pasta) drain but do not rinse.
  4. Place in a bowl and mix with 2 tablespoons butter to prevent sticking; set aside.
  5. Melt 4 tablespoons (1/4 cup) butter in a large saucepan over medium heat.
  6. Add in minced garlic, onion powder, mustard powder and cayenne pepper; stir with a wooden spoon for about 3-4 minutes.
  7. Add in flour and stir for 1 minute.
  8. Slowly add cream and cook stirring constantly over medium until bubbly and thickened.
  9. Reduce heat and add in both cheeses; mix until melted and smooth.
  10. Season with salt and black pepper to taste.
  11. Add in the cooked pasta and toss to combine.
  12. Transfer to baking dish.
  13. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  14. Bake 350 degrees F for about 20-25 minutes.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 657.59 Kcal (2753 kJ)
Calories from fat 279.89 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 31.1g 48%
Cholesterol 85.82mg 29%
Sodium 545.23mg 23%
Potassium 387.02mg 8%
Total Carbs 71.76g 24%
Sugars 2.94g 12%
Dietary Fiber 2.96g 12%
Protein 24.23g 48%
Vitamin C 1.7mg 3%
Iron 2.9mg 16%
Calcium 471.1mg 47%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 259.9 Kcal (1088 kJ)
Calories from fat 110.62 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.29g 48%
Cholesterol 33.92mg 29%
Sodium 215.49mg 23%
Potassium 152.96mg 8%
Total Carbs 28.36g 24%
Sugars 1.16g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1.17g 12%
Protein 9.58g 48%
Vitamin C 0.7mg 3%
Iron 1.2mg 16%
Calcium 186.2mg 47%

* 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

  • 15.2
  • 18

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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