Family Fave Recipes - Mac and Cheese | Body and Soul

Family Fave Recipes - Mac and Cheese | Body and Soul

Published June 27, 2008

Mac & Cheese

Makes 8 servings 

Preparation Time: 5 min.
Bake Time: 40-50 min.


2 cups  elbow macaroni pasta, uncooked (1/2 of 16 oz. package)
2 cups  LACTAID® Reduced Fat Milk
1 tbsp. butter
5 tbsp. all-purpose flour
Salt and Pepper (to taste)*
2 cups  shredded reduced fat sharp cheddar cheese


1. PREHEAT oven to 375F
2. BRING a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil.
3. ADD elbow macaroni pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until pasta is soft.  Drain pasta and reserve.
4. HEAT LACTAID® Reduced Fat Milk and butter in large saucepan over low heat.
5. WHISK in flour, salt, and pepper gradually and simmer for one minute.
6. REMOVE from heat and stir in cheese until melted.
7. ADD drained elbow macaroni to saucepan and toss to mix.
8. TRANSFER to a baking dish.
9. BAKE uncovered for 20 minutes or until bubbling.

Nutrition Information per serving 
Serving size: 1 cup

Exchanges per serving
2 starches, 2 fats  

Total Calories: 240    
Calories from Fat: 80
Total Fat: 9g  
Saturated Fat: 5g
Cholesterol: 25mg 
Sodium: 280 mg 
Total Carbohydrate: 27g
Dietary Fiber: 1g
Sugars: 4g 
Calcium 475mg 

* Salt and pepper not included in nutrition information.



Written by BET-Staff


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