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Microwave Mac and Cheese

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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.

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
Servings1
Calories Per Serving461
Total Fat22g34%
Sugar5gN/A
Saturated12g61%
Cholesterol64mg21%
Protein22g45%
Carbs43g14%
Vitamin A177µg20%
Vitamin B120.8µg12.9%
Vitamin B60.1mg6.2%
Vitamin D1µgN/A
Vitamin E0.5mg2.7%
Vitamin K2µg3%
Calcium466mg47%
Fiber2g7%
Folate (food)27µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)27µg7%
Iron0.8mg4.5%
Magnesium51mg13%
Monounsaturated5gN/A
Niacin (B3)1mg4.9%
Phosphorus418mg60%
Polyunsaturated1gN/A
Potassium243mg7%
Riboflavin (B2)0.4mg22.4%
Sodium671mg28%
Trans0.7gN/A
Zinc3mg19%