Macaroni and Cheese

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 481 calories
    • Fat 18 g
    • Sat Fat 11 g
    • Cholesterol 52 mg
    • Sodium 364 mg
    • Protein 22 mg
    • Carbohydrate 57 g
    • Fiber 3 g
    • Iron 3 mg
    • Calcium 370 mg

Ingredients

  1. Check 1pound elbow macaroni
  2. Check 1tablespoon butter
  3. Check 1 jalapeño, finely chopped
  4. Check 2tablespoons all-purpose flour
  5. Check 1cup milk
  6. Check 1tablespoon coarse-grain mustard
  7. Check 1/2pound extra-sharp Cheddar, grated (2 cups)
  8. Check 1/4cup Parmesan, grated

Directions

  1. Cook the macaroni according to the package directions. Drain well, return to pot, and set aside.
  2. In a medium saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Sauté the jalapeño for 1 minute, then add the flour. Cook for 2 minutes more, stirring constantly.
  3. Whisk in the milk and heat to boiling.
  4. Add the mustard and cheeses and stir until smooth.
  5. Pour the cheese sauce over the macaroni and toss. Heat to warm through.