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Peanut Macaroni and Cheese

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Ingredients
  Macaroni 8 Ounce
  Salt To Taste
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Milk 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Sharp cheddar cheese 12 Ounce, shredded
  Chopped salted peanuts 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 375°F.

MAKING
2) Cook the macaroni in the boiling salted water until soft and drain well.
3) In a pan, melt the butter, then stir in the flour and pepper.
4) Gradually stir in the milk and cook until thickened, stirring continuously.
5) Stir in the cheese, reserve 1 cup for the topping.
6) Blend in 1/2 cup peanuts and salt to taste, then pour and gently mix the sauce with the macaroni.
7) Top with rest of the cheese and peanuts.
8) Bake in the preheated oven for about 30 minutes.

SERVING
9) Serve in a nice plate.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Peanut
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 938 Calories from Fat 495

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 60 g92.4%

Saturated Fat 27.9 g139.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 137.2 mg45.7%

Sodium 825.7 mg34.4%

Total Carbohydrates 63 g21%

Dietary Fiber 4.5 g17.9%

Sugars 11.6 g

Protein 39 g78.6%

Vitamin A 28.5% Vitamin C 0.22%

Calcium 83.7% Iron 17.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Peanut Macaroni And Cheese Recipe