Quick and Easy Mac and Cheese

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 15 min 5
Quick and Easy Mac and Cheese
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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!


Pour extra sauce into ice cube trays, cover with plastic wrap and freeze!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 431
Calories from fat 237
Calories from saturated fat 118
Total Fat 26.4 g
Saturated Fat 13.1 g
Trans Fat 0.8 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.4 g
Cholesterol 69 mg
Sodium 743 mg
Potassium 238 mg
Total Carbohydrate 26.0 g
Dietary Fiber 0.8 g
Sugars 4.8 g
Protein 22.7 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 1.0
Milk 0.3
Milk Alternative 1.4

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