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Homemade Macaroni and Cheese


  • 1 lb box pasta
  • 4 Tb butter
  • 5 Tb flour
  • 2 C milk
  • 3 C freshly grated cheese
  • 1/4 C freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper


  1. Cook pasta according to the directions on the box and drain.
  2. In a medium saucepan over medium high heat, melt the butter and then whisk in the flour. Keep mixing while the mixture cooks for about 30 seconds. Add the milk while whisking briskly, being sure to get into the corners of the pan. Bring to a boil and allow the sauce to thicken. Add the cheese and all the seasonings, then mixing until the cheese melts completely. Add the sauce to the pasta and serve.
  • Author: Carole Jones


  • Serving Size: 1/7th
  • Calories: 482
  • Sugar: 3g
  • Sodium: 1034mg
  • Fat: 21g
  • Saturated Fat: 11g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 2g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 22g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Protein: 50g
  • Cholesterol: 44mg