Homemade Mac and Cheese

Homemade Mac and Cheese

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This is a nice rich mac and cheese. Serve with a salad for a great meatless dinner. Hope you enjoy it.

Servings per recipe: 4
Calories per serving: 858
Preparation time: 20m
Total cooking time: 50m


  • 8 ounces uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 pinch paprika


  • 1   Cook macaroni according to the package directions. Drain.
  • 2   In a saucepan, melt butter or margarine over medium heat. Stir in enough flour to make a roux. Add milk to roux slowly, stirring constantly. Stir in cheeses, and cook over low heat until cheese is melted and the sauce is a little thick. Put macaroni in large casserole dish, and pour sauce over macaroni. Stir well.
  • 3   Melt butter or margarine in a skillet over medium heat. Add breadcrumbs and brown. Spread over the macaroni and cheese to cover. Sprinkle with a little paprika.
  • 4   Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 minutes. Serve.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 48.7g 75%
    Saturated Fat 30.0g  
Cholesterol 142mg 47%
Sodium 879mg 35%
Potassium 459mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 66.7g 22%
Dietary Fiber 3.4g 13%
Protein 37.7g 75%
Sugars 11g  
Vitamin A 1745IU  
Vitamin C 1mg  
Calcium 863mg  
Iron 3mg  
Thiamin 1mg  
Niacin 12mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 76mg  
Folate 149mcg