Baked Mac & Cheese

15 reviews

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3 minutes

Prep time

18 minutes

Cook time

751 cal.

Per serving


Stovetop, Oven, Baking dish, Pot (large)


Pasta (elbow macaroni)

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 425°F. In a pot of salted boiling water, cook the macaroni according to the package instructions, but drain about 2 min early before it's fully cooked!

Bread crumbs (panko)
Parmesan (grated)

Step 2

In a small bowl, combine breadcrumbs, 1/2 the parmesan cheese, salt & pepper.

Butter (unsalted)
Flour (all-purpose)

Step 3

Melt butter in a pot over medium heat. Slowly whisk in flour until well-combined.

Milk (whole)

Step 4

Working quickly & carefully, whisk in the milk until smooth. Season with salt & pepper, then whisk again. Reduce the heat to a low simmer & allow the sauce to thicken for 2 min.

Cheddar (shredded)
Mozzarella (shredded)
Parmesan (grated)

Step 5

Whisk in shredded cheddar, mozzarella & the remaining parmesan cheese. The mixture should be thick & smooth.

Pasta (elbow macaroni)

Step 6

Add the drained macaroni to the cheese sauce & stir to combine.

Step 7

Transfer the mac & cheese to a baking dish in an even layer. Sprinkle the breadcrumbs on top. Bake in the oven at 425°F for 8-10 min, or until the top is golden brown.

Step 8

Serve immediately & enjoy!

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Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy751 cal.
Fat35 g
Carbohydrates72 g
Protein36 g
Fiber4 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Baked Mac & Cheese" contains 751 Energy, 35 g of Fat, 72 g of Carbohydrates, 36 g of Protein, 4 g of Fiber.

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