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Thick And Rich Macaroni And Cheese

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  Elbow macaroni 12 Ounce
  Chopped onion 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Green pepper 1 Large
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Canned evaporated milk 13 Ounce
  Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Shredded sharp cheddar cheese 16 Ounce, divided
  Processed cheese 8 Ounce
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chopped pimiento 2 Tablespoon

Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain.
Rinse with warm water, and drain again; set aside.
Saute" onion and green pepper in butter in a large saucepan until tender.
Add flour, stirring until smooth.
Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Gradually add milk; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened.
Add 3 cups Cheddar cheese, process cheese, and pepper; stir until smooth.
Stir in macaroni.
Pour mixture into a lightly greased 3-quart casserole.
Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20 minutes.
Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup Cheddar cheese, pimiento, and paprika; bake 5 minutes.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 531 Calories from Fat 291

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 33 g50.5%

Saturated Fat 19.2 g96.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 94.5 mg31.5%

Sodium 705 mg29.4%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g12.1%

Dietary Fiber 1.9 g7.4%

Sugars 6.2 g

Protein 24 g47.9%

Vitamin A 24% Vitamin C 31%

Calcium 59.8% Iron 6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Thick And Rich Macaroni And Cheese Recipe