Mac and Cheese II

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  • Published Jul 15th
  • Ready In1h 5m
  • Servings4
  • Calories650
This recipe is so simple to make! It can be a side dish with meatloaf and stewed tomatoes or hold it's own. Enough to make 4 side dishes or 2 main dishes.

Mac and Cheese II Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Mac and Cheese II for 4 servings:

  • 8 ounces elbow macaroni
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 8 ounces cubed processed cheese food

Mac and Cheese II Cooking Instructions

  • Prep20m
  • Cook45m
  • Ready In1h 5m

To cook Mac and Cheese II, you need about 20 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Mac and Cheese II is about 45 minutes , and you can serve your Mac and Cheese II within 1 hour 5 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Mac and Cheese II easily:

  1. 1 In a large pot with boiling salted water cook elbow macaroni until al dente. Drain.
  2. 2 In a medium saucepan, over medium heat melt butter or margarine. Whisk flour and stir vigorously. Add milk and cook until thick and bubbly, about 5 to 7 minutes. Add cheeses and stir until completely melted.
  3. 3 In a large bowl mix together the drained pasta and cheese sauce mixture. Toss to coat evenly.
  4. 4 Pour into a greased 2 quart casserole dish. Bake in a preheated 350 degree F (175 degrees C) oven for 30 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 650 calories; 32.3 grams of fat; 58.6 grams of carbohydrates; 30.4 grams of protein; 91 milligrams of cholesterol; 818 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Jan 3rd 2012

    Why do people write their changes and rate the recipe? Shouldn't they first make it exactly like it is written and then rate it and then maybe suggest changes? Even though I didn't make i ...

  2. Nov 30th 2010

    I used cheddar, and mozzarella and no processed cheese. It turned out fantastic! Even my fussy kids ate it! I will make this again and again...

  3. Jan 6th 2007

    This recipe is good, not great. Like other reviewers have said, it is a good basic recipe to build on. I don't like that the recipe uses so much processed cheese, though. I wonder if there's ...

  4. Dec 14th 2006

    I added a dash of garlic powder, pepper and used ritz crackers on top. It was yummy.

  5. Sep 10th 2006

    First off, I doubled the recipe. After melting the butter, I added 1 chopped yellow onion and two cloves of garlic, minced. After browning the flour and adding the milk, I added 2 tsp. black ...

  6. Aug 8th 2006

    This was AWESOME!! I did use a little more cheese and added garlic and onion powder... I may try the worchesture sauce this time...I'm actually making it for the second time tonight.. I mad ...

  7. Aug 8th 2005

    this is a very good basic recipe. like other reviewers, I added some spices (salt, onion powder, ground mustard, worcestershire sauce) and topped with bread crumbs. also, instead of elbows, ...

  8. Dec 3rd 2003

    This recipe is awesome! I've been making it for a while now... I made it again tonight and decided to write a review this time because it's repeated deeeelicious! I started topping it with ...

  9. Aug 20th 2002

    I add a tsp. of dry mustard and some onion powder to the liquid. I also top my casserole with a good amount of shredded cheddar and top that with seasoned bread crumbs and then dot with butt ...