Creamy Macaroni and Cheese

This comforting classic is surprisingly easy to make. Serve as an entrée with a green salad, or halve the serving size for a side dish.


4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 6 Minutes
Cook: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 289
Caloriesfromfat 11 %
Fat 3.5 g
Satfat 1.7 g
Protein 17.3 g
Carbohydrate 45.7 g
Fiber 1.9 g
Cholesterol 13 mg
Iron 2.3 mg
Sodium 673 mg
Calcium 310 mg


8 ounces uncooked elbow macaroni
3/4 cup fat-free milk
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
5 ounces light processed cheese (such as Velveeta Light), cubed


1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain.

2. While pasta cooks, combine milk, flour, and salt in a large saucepan, stirring with a whisk. Cook over medium heat 3 minutes or until thickened, stirring constantly with whisk. Add cheese, stirring until cheese melts. Remove from heat.

3. Stir in pasta. Serve immediately.