Cheese maccaroni Recipe

Cheese macaroni is a classic comfort food that is loved by both kids and adults. This creamy and cheesy dish is made with macaroni pasta cooked until tender, then mixed with a rich and velvety cheese sauce. The combination of gooey melted cheese and perfectly cooked pasta creates a dish that is both satisfying and delicious. Whether served as a main course or a side dish, cheese macaroni is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

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Ingredients for Cheese maccaroni Recipe

  • 1.33 ounce Macaroni Pasta
  • 0.33 tablespoon Butter
  • 0.33 tablespoon All Purpose Flour
  • 0.33 cup Milk
  • 0.33 cup Grated Cheese
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • as required Optional: Spices Or Herbs For Seasoning

Directions: Cheese Maccaroni Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook the macaroni according to package instructions until al dente.
  • STEP 2.In a separate saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour and cook for 1-2 minutes to make a roux.
  • STEP 3.Gradually whisk in milk and cook until the sauce thickens. Add grated cheese and stir until melted and smooth.
  • STEP 4.Drain the cooked macaroni and add it to the cheese sauce. Stir well to coat the pasta evenly.
  • STEP 5.Season with salt, pepper, and any desired spices or herbs. Serve hot and enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • Use a combination of different cheeses like cheddar, mozzarella, and parmesan for a more flavorful macaroni.
  • For a crispy topping, sprinkle breadcrumbs mixed with melted butter over the macaroni before baking.
  • Feel free to add cooked bacon, diced tomatoes, or sautéed vegetables to the macaroni for extra flavor and texture.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover cheese macaroni can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, place the macaroni in a microwave-safe dish and heat in 30-second intervals, stirring in between, until heated through.
  • Serve cheese macaroni as a main dish with a side salad or as a side dish alongside grilled chicken or roasted vegetables.
Nutrition
value
95
calories per serving
6 g Fat4 g Protein10 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    6g
  • Protein
    4g
  • Carbs
    10g
  • Fiber
    4g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    10g
  • Protein
    4g
  • Fiber
    4g

Fats

  • Fat
    6g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    52mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    799mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    46mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    30mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    48mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    58mg
  • Selenium
    4mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp