Friday, March 9, 2012

Homemade Macaroni and Cheese

Family Favourite -Comfort Food

1 package elbow macaroni pasta- 900 gr package 3176.5 calories
8 cups skim milk (made from powder) 8 x90 =720 calories
500 gram package medium cheddar cheese 2000 calories
1/2 cup corn starch 240 calories
3 Tbsp vegetarian chicken soup base #466 288 calories
Total 6424 calories

Cook pasta and drain
Grate cheese
Cheese sauce- make a white sauce with the milk, corn starch, and vege-chicken seasoning. Best to use low to medium heat so milk doesn't burn, or use a double boiler.
Add grated cheese, stirring to melt cheese. Reserve 1 cup of grated cheese to sprinkle on top.

Divide pasta in 2-3 dishes. This time -used a 9 by 13 and a 10 by 15.
Stir cheese sauce into pasta.
Sprinkle reserved cheese on top

Bake in oven at 350 degrees F for 1 hour.

for calorie counting 1 square inch = 25 calories
e.g 2 by 2 inch square = 100 calories

updated recipe at

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