Easy Macaroni and Cheese

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Ingredients

2
cups uncooked small shell pasta or elbow macaroni (8 ounces)
1 1/2
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (6 ounces) or 8 ounces process cheese spread loaf, cut into cubes
1
cup milk
1
tablespoon butter or margarine, if desired
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon ground mustard
1/4
teaspoon pepper

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, stir remaining ingredients into pasta. Cook over low heat about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until cheese is melted and sauce is desired consistency.

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Tips

Expert Tips

For a hearty Southern-style meal, serve the mac 'n cheese with warm pork and beans and corn bread or muffins on the side.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories
435
Calories from Fat
145
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
Saturated Fat
10g
10%
Cholesterol
50mg
50%
Sodium
590mg
590%
Total Carbohydrate
54g
54%
Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
Protein
21g
21%
% Daily Value*:
Iron
16%
16%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 2 Vegetable;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.