Homemade Instant Mac and Cheese
Homemade Instant Mac and Cheese
  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 40 min
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  • Summary

    What do people want from boxed mac and cheese? More cheese! This D.I.Y. version is extra cheesy but just as easy. Plus you can make it with any shape pasta you choose.

    Ingredients

    • 1 pound dried short pasta, such as macaroni, penne, or fusilli
    • Kosher salt
    • 1 1/4 cups whole or low-fat milk
    • 1 cup cheddar cheese powder (see Cooks' Note)
    • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into pieces

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 643 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 36 g 55.69%
    • Saturated Fat: 22 g 110.85%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 102 mg 33.84%
    • Sodium: 288 mg 11.98%
    • Calcium: 457 mg 45.74%
    • Potassium: 28 mg 0.81%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0.25%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 58 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0%
    • Sugar: 58 g
    • Protein: 14 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 26.21%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 1.7%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat7
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs4
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy2 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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