Lyssie's Best Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

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Lyssie's Best Macaroni and Cheese
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  1. Cook elbow macaroni as directed, in fairly salty water.
  2. Melt butter in frying pan over medium heat. Stir in salt and pepper. Add flour, and cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until smooth (about a minute or really want to cook the flour, without making it brown).
  3. Remove the frying pan from the stove and add milk.
  4. Return the frying pan to the burner and gradually increase heat as you stir constantly. When mixture boils, continue to stir for one minute, then remove from heat. Stir in shredded cheddar cheese.
  5. Add cheese sauce to the macaroni and stir thoroughly.
  6. Bake uncovered at 375 degrees for 30 minutes. Remove from oven, sprinkle top with paprika, then bake for another five minutes.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 849.36 Kcal (3556 kJ)
Calories from fat 466.94 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 51.88g 80%
Cholesterol 151.69mg 51%
Sodium 1253.01mg 52%
Potassium 419.11mg 9%
Total Carbs 55.28g 18%
Sugars 8.07g 32%
Dietary Fiber 2.65g 11%
Protein 39.72g 79%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 3.3mg 18%
Calcium 991.1mg 99%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 280.38 Kcal (1174 kJ)
Calories from fat 154.14 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17.13g 80%
Cholesterol 50.07mg 51%
Sodium 413.63mg 52%
Potassium 138.35mg 9%
Total Carbs 18.25g 18%
Sugars 2.66g 32%
Dietary Fiber 0.87g 11%
Protein 13.11g 79%
Iron 1.1mg 18%
Calcium 327.2mg 99%

* 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

  • 20.8
  • 23

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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