Old Fashioned Macaroni And Cheese Recipe


Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In50 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings4
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Macaroni2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Onions1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
 Skim milk1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Cornstarch1 Tablespoon
 Evaporated milk1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Ground black pepper1 Dash
 Shredded reduced fat sharp cheddar cheese14 Ounce

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 634 Calories from Fat 215

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g37%

Saturated Fat 14.7 g73.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 75.9 mg

Sodium 837.9 mg34.9%

Total Carbohydrates 62 g20.6%

Dietary Fiber 2.5 g10.1%

Sugars 14.6 g

Protein 42 g84.2%

Vitamin A 15.7% Vitamin C 8.4%

Calcium 119.3% Iron 12.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Cook the macaroni according to the directions on the package.
Drain and set aside.
Meanwhile, lightly spray a 2-quart casserole with no-stick spray and set aside.
Preheat the oven to 350°.
Lightly spray a large saucepan with no-stick spray.
Add the onions.
Cook and stir over medium heat about 3 minutes or until tender.
In a custard cup, stir together 2 tablespoons of the skim milk and the cornstarch until smooth.
Stir the remaining skim milk, evaporated milk, pepper and cornstarch mixture into the onions.
Cook and stir over medium heat until thick and bubbly.
Cook and stir for 1 minute more.
Remove the saucepan from the heat.
Slowly stir in the cheese until melted.
Stir the macaroni into the cheese sauce.
Transfer the mixture to the prepared casserole.
Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until bubbly.
Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.