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    Creamy Microwave Mac and Cheese

    Creamy Microwave Mac and Cheese. Photo by Jillian R

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    35 mins

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    swirlycinnacakes's Note:

    From "Rush Hour Recipes". Nice and easy in the microwave.

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    1. 1
      In a medium saucepan, boil water. Add macaroni and cook 8 minutes; drain.
    2. 2
      In a glass or microwave safe dish, melt butter for 30 seconds. Blend in flour and salt.
    3. 3
      Stir in milk until smooth.
    4. 4
      Microwave 2 minutes, stirring with a fork after 1 minute, until thickened.
    5. 5
      Stir in cheese until completely melted.
    6. 6
      Pour well drained macaroni into cheese sauce, mixing well.
    7. 7
      Microwave at medium-high heat for 3 minutes.
    8. 8
      If desired, sprinkle top with bread crumbs before serving.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 06, 2014


      I'm not a mac and cheese fan, and I thought this recepie tasted very good, and was quite easy to make. The breadcrumbs are a fantastic addition! I added some cooked, shredded chicken breast to the mac and cheese to make it a full meal, and it is also very good.

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    • on December 03, 2014


      My wife';s highest praise for a meal is, "you can make this any time." She usually save this comment until her plate is cleared. For this mac and cheese she told me after her second bite. Easy and delicious? Yes, this is good stuff. I sometimes double the cheese, because, well, cheese.

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    • on July 26, 2012


      EXCELLENT! Easiest and best Mac & cheese I ever made. For those that felt it was a bit bland, try adding a tsp of dry//brown mustard and a tsp. of Worcestershire sauce.

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    Nutritional Facts for Creamy Microwave Mac and Cheese

    Serving Size: 1 (366 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 309.0
    Calories from Fat 145
    Total Fat 16.1 g
    Saturated Fat 10.0 g
    Cholesterol 47.9 mg
    Sodium 552.4 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 27.4 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.0 g
    Sugars 4.0 g
    Protein 13.1 g

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