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Down Home Macaroni and Cheese

Kraft Quick Dish for Dinner Recipes

This low-fat, made-from-scratch family favorite, is a good source of calcium from the cheese. And as a bonus, this comfort-food classic can fit into a healthful eating plan.

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Yield: 6 servings

Preparation Time: 10 min; Total Time: 30 min


Nutrition Facts

Yield: 6 servings

Approximate Nutrient Content per serving:

Calories: 320
Calories From Fat: 63
Total Fat: 7g
Saturated Fat: 4g
Cholesterol: 25mg
Sodium: 880mg
Total Carbohydrates: 40g
Dietary Fiber: 2g
Sugars: 7g
Protein: 24g

20%DV vitamin A, 0%DV vitamin C, 60%DV calcium, 10%DV iron. Exchange: 2-1/2 Starch, 2 Meat (L), 1/2 Fat

Please Note: Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements, products and brands used to prepare the recipe.


Heat oven to 350 degrees F

Melt butter in large saucepan on low heat. Remove half of butter; mix with bread crumbs. Set aside.

Stir flour and salt into remaining butter in saucepan; cook and stir 1 minutes.

Gradually stir in milk until well blended; cook and stir until thickened.

Add Velveeta and 1 1/2 cups cheddar; cook until melted, stirring frequently. Stir in macaroni.

Spoon into 1 1/2- quart casserole; top with remaining cheddar and buttered crumbs.

Bake 20 minutes or until heated through.

Make Ahead:
Assemble recipe as directed. Refrigerate up to 24 hours. When ready to serve, bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes or until heated through.

Recipe and photo courtesy of Kraft Foods

Please note that some ingredients and brands may not be available in every store.

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