Microwave Mac and Cheese

Try this Microwave Mac and Cheese for a quick and easy dinner idea
Microwave Mac and Cheese

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Microwave Mac and Cheese

Skip the powdered cheese and messy stove-top cleanup with this easy mac and cheese that will have you reaching for only the best ingredients. Add a handful of spinach or fresh chopped tomatoes if you like.

1
Servings
812
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1/2  Cup  macaroni pasta
  • 1/2  Cup  water
  • Pinch of  salt
  • Pinch of  ground black pepper
  • 1/4  Cup  milk
  • 1/2  Cup  shredded cheddar

Directions

Combine the pasta, water, salt, and pepper into a microwave safe bowl. Microwave the pasta for 2 minutes on high. Remove the bowl, stir, and continue to cook if the pasta needs more time at 2 minute intervals, stirring after each cooking.

Add the milk and cheese to the pasta, and stir to combine. Microwave for 2 to 3 more 30-second intervals, stirring after each interval to form the creamy cheese sauce.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
7g
10%
Sugar
26g
29%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Cholesterol
3mg
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
169g
100%
Protein
24g
52%
Vitamin A, RAE
185µg
26%
Vitamin B-12
3µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
3mg
4%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
3µg
3%
Calcium, Ca
210mg
21%
Choline, total
34mg
8%
Copper, Cu
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
15g
60%
Folate, total
339µg
85%
Iron, Fe
37mg
100%
Magnesium, Mg
161mg
50%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
17mg
100%
Pantothenic acid
2mg
40%
Phosphorus, P
532mg
76%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
85µg
100%
Sodium, Na
2329mg
100%
Thiamin
2mg
100%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
1µg
7%
Water
141g
5%
Zinc, Zn
4mg
50%

Microwave Shopping Tip

Choose raw fruits, vegetables, and meats, and unprocessed foods.

Microwave Cooking Tip

Place food in a microwave-safe container before cooking. Aluminum and most plastics will contaminate your food and break the microwave.

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