Easy Homemade Macaroni and Cheese

30 mins (prep 10, cooking 20)
8 ingredients
6 servings
The VERY BEST mac 'n cheese recipe I have found. Cheesy and creamy, I like to use the extra sharp cheddar cheese. I have also used this recipe as the base for mac n' cheese casseroles with added meats and veggies for potlucks.

Categories:  side-dish , pasta,-rice-and-grains , beginner-cook , north-american , high-in... , cheese , pasta , elbow-macaroni , high-calcium , eggs~dairy , time-to-make , <-30-mins , easy , american ,
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Serving Size (53.96 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 158.3 Calories from Fat 76.5
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8.5g 78.44%
Saturated Fat 3.63g 108.77%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 15.88mg 31.75%
Sodium 718.16mg 179.54%
Total Carbohydrate 11.6g 23.2%
Dietary Fiber 0.44 g 10.65%
Sugars 3.82 g %
Protein 8.77g 105.23%
Vitamin A 547.54IU% Vitamin C 0.05mg%
Calcium 236.49mg% Iron 0.53mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
evaporated milk, ground red pepper, kraft shredded cheddar cheese, elbow macaroni