Quick and Easy Mac and Cheese

Quick and Easy Mac and Cheese

Health Rating
Prep Cook Ready in Servings
5 min 15 min 20 min 5


1 1/2 tbsp All-purpose white flour
2 cup, shredded Cheddar cheese
1 1/2 tbsp Margarine, non-hydrogenated
1 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
1 1/2 cup Partly skimmed milk, 1% M.F.
114 gm Pasta, Fusilli, dry


In a saucepan, melt margarine. Add flour and whisk together over medium heat.

Slowly add milk, whisking until lumps disappear.

Slowly add cheddar cheese and whisk until melted.

Stir in parmesan cheese and allow sauce to thicken over medium heat, approximately 5-10 minutes.

Pour sauce over cooked pasta. (toss with vegetables, if using)

Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 438
Calories from fat 238
Calories from saturated fat 131
Total Fat 26.5 g
Saturated Fat 14.6 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 7.9 g
Cholesterol 73 mg
Sodium 702 mg
Potassium 244 mg
Total Carbohydrate 24.1 g
Dietary Fiber 0.8 g
Sugars 5.1 g
Protein 25.9 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 1.0
Milk 0.3
Milk Alternative 1.4

Energy sources

Pygal 22% 435.907854788 127.365879373 54% 384.503216179 282.634374215 24% 320.694918127 130.324117601 22% 54% 24% Carbohydrates Fat Protein


Pour extra sauce into ice cube trays, cover with plastic wrap and freeze!
Recipe from: The Good Food Book for Families
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