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Bev's Mac and Cheese

Bev's Mac and Cheese

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This is a quick and delicious version of an American classic made with sharp Cheddar. Add diced ham or tomatoes, or top with more cheese and broil for a crispy Cheddar crust.

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  • Calories:
  • 314 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 16.8 g
  • 26%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.3g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 13.1 g
  • 26%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 50 mg
  • 17%
  • Sodium:
  • 243 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain and reserve.
  2. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine milk, flour and salt and pepper to taste; whisk or beat until smooth. Add butter and cheese; microwave on high for 5 minutes and whisk until smooth. Microwave for an additional 4 to 5 minutes and whisk or beat until smooth and no lumps remain.
  3. Add cooked pasta to mixture; stir and serve.
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Reviews

EISH1
51
5/9/2004

this was very delicious, added a but more milk. I packed the cheese down when I was grating, so it came out more cheesier, also I would advise to wisk every 1 minute when in the micro, this makes it less lumpy.

BAHAPPY12
47
9/7/2003

Really yummy exept I omitted the butter and used 3/4 T of flour instead of 3 T and I added 2 slices of american cheese. I also wisked it on top of the stove instead of microwaving. It took about 15 minutes. It was smooth and creamy.

Beckymc
43
2/28/2007

This is a staple in our home. Creamy sauce and easy to make! I add a little bit of onion and chopped ham.. I go lighter on the flour and use SHARP cheddar for best flavor (IMHO). Cooking time was about half in my microwave so be sure to watch it and BE SURE TO WHISK IT EVERY ONCE IN A WHILE, per the directions, or you will get lumpy goo. Good quick meal.