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easy macaroni and cheese
Easy Homemade Macaroni & Cheese Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

Looking For A Homemade Macaroni And Cheese Recipe? You've Come To The Right Place! This Easy Macaroni And Cheese Recipe Is Creamy, Delicious, And Takes Only 20 Minutes To Make!

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pasta
Servings: 8 People
Calories: 303 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1/2 pound elbow macaroni
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 1/4 cups shredded cheddar cheese divided
Instructions
  1. Cook the pasta according to package directions, then drain. While the pasta is cooking, melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. When the butter is melted, whisk in the flour to form a paste.

  2. Let cook 2-3 minutes until golden. Slowly add the milk, a little at a time, whisking so there are no lumps. Let cook for a few minutes, until thickened. 

  3. Remove from heat and stir in the salt, pepper, and 2 cups of cheddar cheese, and whisk until smooth. Add the cooked pasta and stir until combined. Sprinkle the remaining 1/4 cup of cheese on top. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts
Easy Homemade Macaroni & Cheese Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 303 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 10g63%
Cholesterol 47mg16%
Sodium 541mg24%
Potassium 175mg5%
Carbohydrates 26g9%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 505IU10%
Calcium 304mg30%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.