Classic Macaroni and Cheese

Categories: Entrées, Grain Side Dishes, Pastas, Side Dishes


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Recipe Information

Serving Size

½ c


Makes 6 servings

Nutrition Information

One serving is 200 calories, 5 g fat, 10 mg cholesterol, 110 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrates, 3 g fiber, and 10 g protein


c = cup, T = tablespoon, t = teaspoon, lb = pound, oz = ounce, fl oz = fluid ounce, pkg = package


  • 2 c Pasta shells, whole wheat, dry
  • 1 ¼ c Milk, skim, divided
  • 4 t Flour
  • ⅔ c Cheddar cheese, extra sharp, shredded
  • ⅛-¼ t Cayenne pepper, to taste
  • ¼ t Black pepper


  1. COOK macaroni noodles as directed, omitting salt and fat.
  2. In a separate sauce pan, COMBINE ¼ c milk and flour. WHISK together.
  3. ADD in remaining milk, WHISK and bring to a BOIL over medium high heat. STIR frequently.
  4. REDUCE heat to medium, SIMMER until slightly thickened and STIR constantly.
  5. REMOVE from heat, ADD in cheese and STIR until completely melted.
  6. SEASON with cayenne and black pepper
  7. POUR cheese

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