Classic Macaroni and Cheese

Health score
18%
Classic Macaroni and Cheese
45 min.
6
1232kcal

Suggestions

Ingredients

  • 0.5 cup breadcrumbs fresh
  • tbsp butter 
  • 0.5 tsp ground pepper 
  • tbsp flour 
  • 0.5 cup cup heavy whipping cream 
  • lb .5 oz. macaroni cooked
  • lb .5 oz. macaroni cooked
  • servings pepper white freshly ground
  • cups sharp cheddar cheese grated
  • 3.8 cups milk whole hot

Equipment

  • bowl
  • frying pan
  • sauce pan
  • oven
  • whisk
  • baking pan

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 35
  2. Melt 6 tbsp. butter in a medium saucepan over low heat.
  3. Add flour and cook, stirring constantly, for about 4 minutes.Stir in cayenne and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  4. Whisk in hot milk, 1/2 cup at a time, and cook, stirring, until sauce thickens. Reduce heat to low and stir in 2 cups of cheese. Cook, stirring, until cheese melts, about 2 minutes.
  5. Combine pasta and sauce in a large bowl, and season with salt.
  6. Sprinkle 1/2 cup cheese over the bottom of a buttered 8" 11" baking dish.
  7. Place one-third of the pasta in the baking dish, top with 1/2 cup of cheese, then repeat, layering pasta and cheese, ending with cheese, making three layers in all.
  8. Pour cream over assembled macaroni and cheese. Melt remaining butter in a skillet.
  9. Add bread crumbs, coat with melted butter, and sprinkle over macaroni and cheese.
  10. Bake until crust is golden, about 30 minutes. Allow to rest for 15 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Calories1232kcal
Protein14.72%
Fat40.96%
Carbs44.32%

Properties

Glycemic Index
37
Glycemic Load
7.36
Inflammation Score
-8
Nutrition Score
32.223913043478%

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:1232.23kcal
61.61%
Fat:55.91g
86.02%
Saturated Fat:32.15g
200.94%
Carbohydrates:136.09g
45.36%
Net Carbohydrates:130.08g
47.3%
Sugar:12.81g
14.23%
Cholesterol:156.75mg
52.25%
Sodium:752.97mg
32.74%
Protein:45.2g
90.39%
Selenium:125.44µg
179.21%
Phosphorus:827.77mg
82.78%
Manganese:1.62mg
81.16%
Calcium:792.68mg
79.27%
Vitamin B2:0.75mg
44.37%
Zinc:5.8mg
38.64%
Vitamin A:1829IU
36.58%
Magnesium:128.09mg
32.02%
Vitamin B12:1.72µg
28.62%
Vitamin B1:0.4mg
26.34%
Copper:0.52mg
25.9%
Fiber:6.01g
24.04%
Potassium:677.46mg
19.36%
Vitamin B6:0.39mg
19.35%
Vitamin B3:3.85mg
19.24%
Iron:3.19mg
17.72%
Folate:68.11µg
17.03%
Vitamin B5:1.69mg
16.86%
Vitamin D:2.45µg
16.31%
Vitamin E:1.49mg
9.9%
Vitamin K:5.11µg
4.87%