Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Nutrient Analysis

Low-potassium recipe; Makes 8 servings


Sodium



479 mg


Protein


22 g


Potassium


237 mg


Phosphorus


428 mg


Calcium


305 mg


Calories


424 cal


Fat


20 g


Water


115 g


Carbohydrates


36 g


Baked pasta in loads of herbs, spices and choice cheeses. 

Ingredients

QTY

UNIT

FOOD ITEM

3

cups

elbow, small shell or bowtie pasta

2

tsbp

flour

2

tbsp

butter or margarine

2

cups

milk

1

tsp

dry hot mustard

1

tsp

paprika

1

tbsp

fresh thyme or tarragon, chopped

2

cups

cheese (gouda, cheddar, or any combo)

Directions

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Boil pasta in a large pot til al-dente. Meanwhile, in a 2 cup glass measuring cup, measure flour and butter.

2. Microwave about 1-2 minutes till golden brown. Slowly stir in milk and continue microwaving till thickened.

3. Stir in fresh herbs. Mix drained noodles, sauce, and cheese and put in a greased casserole dish. Bake about 20 minutes.

4. Top with croutons or chopped almonds in the last 5 minutes.

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