Macaroni & Cheese

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Horrible picture! Hungry people were waiting on me to take pictures to eat on Thanksgiving. Forgive me, please. I think I should make it again to get a better picture :). But seriously, this is the best mac ‘n cheese I have ever made. You need to make it!  

Macaroni & Cheese
Serves 12
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613 calories
41 g
130 g
40 g
23 g
24 g
199 g
989 g
5 g
1 g
13 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
199g
Servings
12
Amount Per Serving
Calories 613
Calories from Fat 351
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 40g
61%
Saturated Fat 24g
120%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 11g
Cholesterol 130mg
43%
Sodium 989mg
41%
Total Carbohydrates 41g
14%
Dietary Fiber 2g
6%
Sugars 5g
Protein 23g
Vitamin A
25%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
67%
Iron
6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 1⁄4 cup unsalted butter
  2. 1⁄4 cup all-purpose flour
  3. 3 cups whole milk
  4. 11⁄4 tsp salt
  5. 1⁄2 tsp dry ground mustard
  6. 1 egg
  7. 3 1/2 cups American cheese, shredded and divided (2 cups, 1 cup & 1/2 cup)
  8. 3 1/2 cups sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded and divided (2 cups, 1 cup & 1/2 cup)
  9. 1 (16-ounce) package elbow macaroni, cooked
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Use a cooking spray to coat a large baking dish. Set aside.
  3. On medium heat, melt the butter in a large pot.
  4. Whisk in the flour and cook for 1 minute. Make sure to whisk while it cooks to keep the flour from burning.
  5. Whisk in milk, salt and ground mustard. Cook for 5 minutes or until the sauce thickens.
  6. In a bowl, whisk the egg and slowly whisk in a cup of the flour milk mixture.
  7. Whisk in the egg milk mixture into the large pot of sauce.
  8. Stir in 2 cups of the American and Cheddar cheese. Stir until cheese is melted and well combined. Add the cooked noodles to the cheese sauce. Stir until noodles are coated.
  9. Put half of the noodles into the prepared baking dish. Sprinkle noodles with 1 cup of the American and 1 cup the Cheddar cheese. Top with the remaining noodles and then sprinkle with the remaining cheese.
  10. Bake for 20-30 minutes until bubbling and browned.
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calories
613
fat
40g
protein
23g
carbs
41g
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Adapted from Taste of the South magazine
Diary of a Southern Mrs. http://www.diaryofasouthernmrs.com/

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