Monday Night Mac and Cheese

Monday Night Mac and Cheese

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"Five seconds is all that it takes to pour in the cream with this no fuss one-pot pasta dish that doesn't even require draining. It's so fast and easy, you can prepare any day magic any time. The cream, milk and Canadian cheese make a fabulous sauce - your kids'll love Mondays!"
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Ingredients

30 m servings 468 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 468 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 19.8 g
  • 31%
  • Carbs:
  • 50.4g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 21.1 g
  • 42%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 59 mg
  • 20%
  • Sodium:
  • 281 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a large pot, heat water and cream over medium heat until steaming. Stir in macaroni and 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for about 8 min, stirring often, or until macaroni is almost tender.
  2. Whisk flour, mustard and pepper into milk; stir into pot. Increase heat to medium; cook, stirring, for 3 to 5 min or until sauce is thickened.
  3. Remove from heat; stir in cheese until melted.
  4. Season to taste with salt.

Footnotes

  • Add extra nutrition by using whole wheat macaroni, adding shredded vegetables with the milk and/or drained canned tuna or chopped fresh tomatoes after stirring in the cheese.

Reviews

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Most helpful positive review

It really was that easy! All my attempts at mac and cheese are never as creamy and cheesey as I like them! I've just added some bread crumbs to it and put it in the oven for 15-20 minutes, just ...

Most helpful critical review

Bland,Flavorless

It really was that easy! All my attempts at mac and cheese are never as creamy and cheesey as I like them! I've just added some bread crumbs to it and put it in the oven for 15-20 minutes, just ...

This is a great recipe. The mac and cheese was very smooth and creamy as well. I did make some changes to the recipe. I used 2 cups of water and 1 cup of whole milk instead of the cream. For...

it really was this easy. I used whole milk instead of cream, added a little bit more noodles than called for, and didn't add the mustard. kids loved it.

It was very fast and easy to make. I love how cheesy and stuck together it is, however the taste is lacking a little

Bland,Flavorless

Guess what? DBF had seconds. Seconds! He doesn't like mac n cheese! So, changed the following....wasn't sure what 10% cream was, I used half and half and had no issues. My milk was 2% if it matt...

My daughter's new favorite Mac and cheese! I didn't have any cream on hand, so I used 2% milk, still turned out incredibly creamy and delicious. Next time, im going to throw a batch in the smoke...

This made exactly what I was in the mood for today! I'll add one note for others: I don't normally have cream in my fridge (and didn't today either), but it's quite easy to substitute, especiall...

I love this recipe although I added a few more spice so had more flavour. Also bacon cuz my husband loves it!