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    Ellie's Macaroni and Cheese

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    45 mins

    15 mins

    30 mins

    ellie_'s Note:

    Easy-to-make macaroni and cheese that I've been making for years. This is a great end-of-the week recipe using up leftover deli cheese with American cheese and left over hot dogs or meatloaf.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    • 1 (16 ounce) box macaroni (we like the wheels or elbows)
    • 1 1/2 cups 1% low-fat milk
    • 1 tablespoon flour
    • 2 tablespoons butter or 2 tablespoons margarine
    • 1 lb American cheese, reserve 4 slices (or a mixture of American and assorted deli cheese torn into pieces, does not matter what size as it)
    • 2 -4 cooked hot dogs, cut into slices (optional) or 2 -4 leftover meatloaf, crumbled (optional)
    • paprika (optional)

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 350°F.
    2. 2
      Prepare macaroni according to package directions, drain.
    3. 3
      Melt butter or margarine in large sauce pan.
    4. 4
      Add flour and stir until cooked.
    5. 5
      If using hot dogs or leftover meatloaf add to flour and butter and cook until heated.
    6. 6
      Add milk to pan.
    7. 7
      Cook until heated and thickened.
    8. 8
      Add cheese to pan and stir well until cheese melts.
    9. 9
      Add cooked macaroni to pan and mix well.
    10. 10
      Put macaroni/cheese mixture in casserole (2-3 quart).
    11. 11
      Cut or tear the 4 reserved slices of cheese and layer it over macaroni.
    12. 12
      Sprinkle with paprika.
    13. 13
      Cook uncovered in oven for 30-45 minutes until hot and bubbling.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 13, 2003

      55

      This was great!!! Very easy to make. I did sprinkle some bread crumbs and garlic salt on top with the paprika. Thank you Ellie!!

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    • on July 12, 2003

      55

      sounds great! and easy!

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    Nutritional Facts for Ellie's Macaroni and Cheese

    Serving Size: 1 (233 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 895.0
     
    Calories from Fat 325
    36%
    Total Fat 36.1 g
    55%
    Saturated Fat 21.9 g
    109%
    Cholesterol 92.4 mg
    30%
    Sodium 1183.3 mg
    49%
    Total Carbohydrate 100.6 g
    33%
    Dietary Fiber 3.7 g
    14%
    Sugars 6.7 g
    27%
    Protein 40.5 g
    81%

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