Organic Mac and Cheese

Organic Mac and Cheese
Staff Writer
Michael Weschler
Organic Mac and Cheese

We all know kids love eating mac and cheese, so why not serve them a healthy one and make it a win-win for both parents and kids? This recipe from Chelsea Table's chef David Seigal uses organic ingredients to make a mac and cheese that's nutritious and delicious.

8
Servings
375
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2  Pounds  organic pasta, such as Lensi
  • 3  Cups  organic whole milk
  • 1  Cup  organic flour
  • 3  Ounces  butter
  • 3  Cups  shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1  Cup  breadcrumbs

Directions

Cook pasta according to package instructions. Drain, and set aside. 

In a small sauce pot over medium heat, melt the butter and flour, whisking constantly, until it starts to color. Add the milk and continue to whisk until the roux is incorporated well. Simmer for 3 minutes, and slowly add the cheese, stirring until smooth. Add the cheese sauce to the cooked pasta and mix well. Top with breadcrumbs and serve. 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
16g
23%
Sugar
18g
20%
Saturated Fat
8g
33%
Cholesterol
43mg
14%
Carbohydrate, by difference
42g
32%
Protein
15g
33%
Vitamin A, RAE
174µg
25%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
13mg
17%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
483mg
48%
Choline, total
42mg
10%
Fiber, total dietary
5g
20%
Fluoride, F
32µg
1%
Folate, total
7µg
2%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
39mg
12%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
750mg
100%
Selenium, Se
14µg
25%
Sodium, Na
1419mg
95%
Water
218g
8%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

Organic Shopping Tip

It's recommended that fruits and vegetables listed under the "Dirty Dozen" should always be bought organic.

Organic Cooking Tip

Cooking with all-natural, organic ingredients can make your dish healthier and taste better.

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