Mouse's Macaroni and Cheese

Mouse's Macaroni and Cheese

Pasta and Noodles Pasta by Shape

The cheesiest and easiest recipe I know.

Servings per recipe: 6
Calories per serving: 463
Preparation time: 15m
Total cooking time: 50m


  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon mustard powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 cups milk
  • 8 ounces American cheese, cubed
  • 8 ounces processed cheese food (eg. Velveeta), cubed
  • 1/4 cup seasoned dry bread crumbs


  • 1   Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C). Butter a 1 1/2 quart casserole dish. Bring a saucepan of lightly salted water to a boil. Add macaroni, and cook until not quite done, about 6 minutes. Drain.
  • 2   In a separate saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Blend in the flour, mustard powder, and pepper until smooth. Slowly stir in the milk, beating out any lumps. Add the American and processed cheeses, and stir constantly until the sauce is thick and smooth.
  • 3   Drain noodles, and stir them into the cheese sauce. Transfer the mixture to the prepared casserole dish. Sprinkle bread crumbs over the top.
  • 4   Cover the dish, and bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until sauce is thick and bubbly.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 25.9g 40%
    Saturated Fat 16.0g  
Cholesterol 78mg 26%
Sodium 1333mg 53%
Potassium 398mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 34.2g 11%
Dietary Fiber 1.3g 5%
Protein 23g 46%
Sugars 8g  
Vitamin A 1131IU  
Vitamin C 0mg  
Calcium 540mg  
Iron 2mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 6mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 39mg  
Folate 81mcg