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Mom's Macaroni and Cheese

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 5

Tender pasta is smothered in a creamy, cheesy sauce for a down-home casserole that always satisfies. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups uncooked elbow macaroni (5 oz)
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
small onion, chopped (1/4 cup)
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/4
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1 3/4
cups milk
6
oz American cheese loaf, cut into 1/2-inch cubes

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Cook and drain macaroni as directed on package using minimum cook time.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Cook onion, salt and pepper in butter, stirring occasionally, until onion is crisp-tender.
  • 3
    In small bowl, mix flour and milk until smooth; stir into onion mixture. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute; remove from heat. Stir in cheese until melted. Stir in macaroni. Into ungreased 1 1/2-quart casserole, spoon macaroni mixture.
  • 4
    Bake about 30 minutes or until bubbly and light brown.

Expert Tips

  • For a spicy change, use 6 oz from a loaf of Mexican prepared cheese product with jalapeño peppers instead of the American cheese.
  • Use American cheese in this recipe because it melts better than natural Cheddar and won't curdle during cooking.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
410
Calories from Fat
160
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
28%
Saturated Fat
11g
55%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
50mg
17%
Sodium
1030mg
43%
Potassium
260mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
44g
15%
Dietary Fiber
2g
10%
Sugars
6g
Protein
17g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
30%
30%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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