Stovetop Mac and Cheese
This easy to make mac and cheese will please the whole family.
- 8 ounces elbow macaroni
- 1 ½ tablespoons butter
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 2 cups low fat milk 2%
- 12 ounces sharp cheddar cheese shredded
- salt and pepper, to taste (optional)
Bring a large pot of water to a boil over high heat and cook macaroni according to instructions on the box for al a dente. Drain well.
In the same pot, melt the butter on medium heat and stir in the flour. Mix with a wire whisk and slowly add milk. Cook on low heat for a few minutes until thickened.
Add shredded cheese and mix well until the sauce is smooth.
Stir in the pasta and mix until hot and well combined.
Season with salt and pepper to taste if necessary.
Calories: 654kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Cholesterol: 106mg | Sodium: 621mg | Potassium: 387mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1215IU | Calcium: 773mg | Iron: 1mg