Organic Mac and Cheese

Staff Writer
Organic Mac and Cheese
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
835
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. 

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
29g
44%
Sugar
9g
N/A
Saturated Fat
16g
79%
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Protein
31g
63%
Carbs
111g
37%
Vitamin A
226µg
25%
Vitamin B12
0.8µg
14.2%
Vitamin B6
0.2mg
11.9%
Vitamin D
2µg
N/A
Vitamin E
0.8mg
3.9%
Vitamin K
3µg
4%
Calcium
443mg
44%
Fiber
5g
19%
Folate (food)
44µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
63µg
16%
Folic acid
11µg
N/A
Iron
2mg
13%
Magnesium
90mg
23%
Monounsaturated
7g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
3mg
16%
Phosphorus
533mg
76%
Polyunsaturated
2g
N/A
Potassium
452mg
13%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.5mg
27.7%
Sodium
419mg
17%
Thiamin (B1)
0.3mg
20.4%
Trans
0.8g
N/A
Zinc
4mg
25%