Macaroni with White Sauce

Macaroni with White Sauce


"A delicious Arabian styled macaroni cooked with white sauce (similar to macaroni and cheese)."


1 h 15 m servings 536 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 536 kcal
  • 27%
  • Fat:
  • 20.8 g
  • 32%
  • Carbs:
  • 55.2g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 30.3 g
  • 61%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 63 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium:
  • 471 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch baking dish.
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta, 1 tablespoon oil and bouillon cubes, and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet. Saute onion until golden and add ground beef. Cook over medium heat until evenly brown. Stir in tomato paste, salt and pepper; simmer over low heat until heated through.
  4. Heat 1/4 cup oil in a deep saucepan; stir in flour, then milk. Cook over medium-low heat until sauce thickens; stir in salt and white pepper. Pour half of the sauce over the cooked macaroni and stir in mozzarella cheese. Spoon half of the macaroni into prepared dish and top with ground beef mixture. Spoon the remaining macaroni over the ground beef, and top with remaining white sauce.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes, or until golden brown.
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  1. 12 Ratings


This recipe was yummy. I added basil and oregano to the meat mixture, and skipped the oil except for the white sauce. The only drawback is all of the cleanup it creates! I had to use two pots...

Big hit with me and hubby. Just made a few alterations! I used corn starch instead of flour to thicken the white sauce and also added onion and garlic powder and oregano for the lack in flavor. ...

Pretty good - almost like a hamburger helper dish, but higher quality and it is not soupy at all. Not gourmet, but a good beef and macaroni dish. A little dry but good flavor. Might want to doub...

a macaroni and cheese with a meat/tomato filling. Nice for a change. I confess I substituted 1/2 cup tomato sauce instead of the few tbsp of tomato paste the recipe calls for.

Huge hit. Yummy.

This made a HUGE amount of food-- I couldn't fit all of it into my 9x13 dish, so I ended up doing some of the macaroni w/ the meat mix, and then put some mac w/ sauce in a 7x11 dish and baked th...

We really liked this recipe! Instead of ground beef, I used ground turkey and I used less noodles so that it was really creamy. For a finishing touch, I added a dash of nutmeg to the sauce. I...

We did not like this recipe. It is heavy on the stomach. It make a TON though so be prepared for leftovers. The white sauce was bland and the only flavoring to the whole dish was the tomato p...

The recipe is ok. I feel like it needs something.....maybe a second type of cheese? Parm, provolone? Its pretty plain tasting, in my opinion.