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Old Fashioned Mac and Cheese #SundaySupper

 
One serving costs about $4.06 One serving costs about $4.06

$4.06 per serving

11 people like this recipe

11 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

2 side dish,lunch,main course,main dish,dinner American
spoonacular Score:89%

Spoonacular Score: 89%

 

You can never have too many American recipes, so give Old Fashioned Mac and Cheese #SundaySupper a try. One serving contains 2582 calories, 105g of protein, and 138g of fat. This recipe serves 2 and costs $4.06 per serving. This recipe from Foodista requires pepper, flour, milk, and butter. It works well as a rather expensive main course. This recipe is liked by 11 foodies and cooks. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately approximately 45 minutes. With a spoonacular score of 90%, this dish is awesome. Users who liked this recipe also liked Jalapeno & Bacon Mac n’ Cheese #SundaySupper, White Queso Mac and Cheese for Two #SundaySupper, and Italian Mac and Cheese Stuffed Peppers #SundaySupper #GGHoliday2013.

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Ingredients

Servings:
16 oz
16 oz elbow macaroni
elbow macaroni
16 oz
16 oz cheddar cheese
cheddar cheese
3 cups
3 cups milk
milk
1 stick
1 stick unsalted butter
unsalted butter
6 Tbsps
6 Tbsps flour
flour
1 tsp
1 tsp salt
salt
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps pepper
pepper
0.5 cups
0.5 cups seasoned bread crumbs
seasoned bread crumbs
16 oz elbow macaroni
16 oz
elbow macaroni
16 oz cheddar cheese
16 oz
cheddar cheese
3 cups milk
3 cups
milk
1 stick unsalted butter
1 stick
unsalted butter
6 Tbsps flour
6 Tbsps
flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp
salt
0.5 tsps pepper
0.5 tsps
pepper
0.5 cups seasoned bread crumbs
0.5 cups
seasoned bread crumbs

Equipment

baking pan
baking pan
sauce pan
sauce pan
whisk
whisk
bowl
bowl
oven
oven
baking pan
baking pan
sauce pan
sauce pan
whisk
whisk
bowl
bowl
oven
oven


Instructions

Grate the cheese and set aside. Cook macaroni as per manufacturers directions. Melt 6 tbs butter in a medium sauce pan over medium low heat. Slowly sprinkle flour over the melted butter and whisk into a thick paste, about 3 minutes. Slowly pour one cup of milk into the flour and butter, whisking to break up any lumps. Add salt and pepper and mix. Add remaining milk, continue to whisk. Turn heat up to medium. Cook sauce, whisking to prevent scorching for about five minutes or until thickened. When pasta is done cooking drain well and set aside. Melt the remaining two tablespoons of butter and stir into the bread crumbs. Assemble the macaroni and cheese by layering the sauce, cheese and macaroni in a baking dish or individual oven safe bowls. Top with breadcrumbs and bake at 400 for 20 minutes, until the cheese is melted and the macaroni and cheese is bubbling. Cool about 10 minutes before serving. Makes about 6-8 servings. This recipe may be divided in half if you need smaller portions.

Read the detailed instructions on Foodista.com – The Cooking Encyclopedia Everyone Can Edit

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $4.06
Ingredient
16 ounces elbow macaroni
16 ounces cheddar cheese
3 cups milk
1 stick unsalted butter
6 tablespoons flour
½ teaspoons pepper
½ cups seasoned bread crumbs
Price
$0.97
$4.86
$0.99
$0.97
$0.06
$0.03
$0.24
$8.12

Tips

Health Tips

  • If you can, choose grassfed butter for a better nutritional profile—more vitamins, a favorable omega 3/6 ratio, etc.

  • Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.

  • Studies have shown people who drink full fat milk are thinner than those who drink low-fat or fat-free milk instead. Keep that in mind before you decide to swap. If you want to go dairy free, however, you can replace milk with unsweetened soy milk in most recipes.

  • You can easily swap half of the white flour in most recipes for whole wheat flour to add some fiber and protein. It does result in a heavier dough, so for cookies, cakes, etc., you might try swapping in whole wheat pastry flour.

  • get more health tips

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • Butter's incredible flavor has made it an extremely popular cooking fat, but it is important to know that butter has the lowest smoke point of almost any cooking fat. This means butter literally starts to smoke at a lower temperature than most other fats between 250-350 degrees Fahrenheit. So while butter is great for cooking at lower temperatures, you should probably use canola oil, coconut oil, or another oil with a higher smoke point for frying and other high temperature cooking.

Green Tips

  • To avoid antibiotics, hormones, and other nasties in your milk, choose organic whenever possible. If you can't afford organic, look for milk labeled hormone and antibiotic free. It is often less expensive.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
2581 Calories
104g Protein
138g Total Fat
227g Carbs
46% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
2581
129%

Fat
138g
213%

  Saturated Fat
84g
530%

Carbohydrates
227g
76%

  Sugar
27g
31%

Cholesterol
396mg
132%

Sodium
3149mg
137%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
104g
209%

Selenium
204µg
291%

Calcium
2170mg
217%

Phosphorus
1989mg
199%

Manganese
2mg
132%

Vitamin B2
1mg
109%

Vitamin A
4337IU
87%

Zinc
12mg
82%

Vitamin B12
3µg
62%

Magnesium
241mg
60%

Vitamin B1
0.9mg
60%

Copper
0.94mg
47%

Vitamin D
6µg
46%

Folate
178µg
45%

Iron
7mg
40%

Potassium
1324mg
38%

Fiber
9g
38%

Vitamin B3
7mg
38%

Vitamin B5
3mg
36%

Vitamin B6
0.69mg
34%

Vitamin K
26µg
25%

Vitamin E
2mg
17%

covered percent of daily need

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