Classic Macaroni & Cheese

Number of Servings: 8 (87 g)
Active Time: 10 min.
Total Time: 30 min.
Classic Macaroni and Cheese

An easy recipe for a homemade classic. The key to keeping the sauce creamy is to melt the cheese at a low heat while stirring constantly. Serve with a good portion of steamed veggies for a complete meal that no one can complain about.

Tip: If your family doesn’t like their mac & cheese, baked, go ahead and skip the baking step and eat it right out of the pan.


  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • ¾ cup evaporated skim milk
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 6 oz. low-fat sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 2 cups whole wheat macaroni, cooked


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Spray casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Lightly spray saucepan with nonstick cooking spray. Sauté onions over medium heat until soft (4-5 minutes).
  3. Reduce heat and add the milk, egg, pepper, and cheese. Stir constantly until cheese is melted and thoroughly incorporated.
  4. Mix the cheese mixture with the macaroni and transfer mixture into casserole dish. Bake until bubbly (20-25 minutes).

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per container

Serving Size 87 g

Amount per serving
Calories 160
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 26mg 9%
Sodium 225mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2.5g 9%
Total Sugars 4g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 17g
Protein 11g
Vitamin D 0.6mcg 4%
Calcium 170.9mg 15%
Iron 1.2mg 6%
Potassium 230mg 4%
Vitamin A 49.9mcg 6%
Vitamin C 1mg 2%
Vitamin E 0.2mg 2%
Vitamin K 0.7mcg 0%
Thiamin 0.1mg 10%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 3.9mg 25%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 6%
Folate 27.1mcg 7%
Vitamin B12 0.2mcg 8%
Biotin 2.7mcg 8%
Chloride 71.1mg 4%
Pantothenate 0.5mg 10%
Phosphorus 253.5mg 20%
Iodine 9.1mcg 6%
Magnesium 45.2mg 10%
Zinc 1.5mg 15%
Selenium 25.8mcg 45%
Copper 0.2mg 15%
Manganese 0.8mg 35%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 2.4mcg 6%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Whole Wheat Elbow Macaroni (whole Durum Wheat Flour), Nonfat Evaporated Milk (fat Free Milk, Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D3), Lowfat Cheddar Cheese (milk, Cultures, Enzymes, Salt), Onion, Eggs, Black Pepper.

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