Mac’n cheese is a family favorite. It is more nutritious when homemade because has less salt, and contains real cheese.

mac and cheese with broccoli– 1 1/2 cups elbow macaroni 

– 3 tablespoons butter or margarine 

– 3 tablespoons flour 

– 1/2 teaspoon salt 

– 2 cups milk 

– Pepper to taste 

– 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese 

– Cook macaroni in boiling salted water. Drain. 

– In a saucepan, melt butter. Blend in flour, salt, and pepper.

Directions

– Mix sauce with cooked macaroni.

– Pour into casserole dish. Cover top with shredded cheese.

– Bake at 350º for 45 minutes or until bubbly.

Recipe Courtesy Patricia Gianulis

* Editor’s Note – make you Mac n’ Cheese even more nutritious by adding vegetables such as broccoli, tomatoes, cauliflower, zucchini or other favorite vegetable. Reduce Fat by using 2% milk shaded cheese.

Kellie Strausser

Chef Kellie Strausser is a thirty-four year young self and restaurant taught Chef who dabbles in catering small functions as a hobby. Her love of creating carries over into several areas of her life, including freelance writing, art and her passion for cooking and entertaining for friends and family in Lancaster, PA.
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