Beer Mac and Cheese Recipe

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Ah, the perfect comfort food - Mac and Cheese. While Thomas Jefferson is often credited to have introduced this steaming bowl of pasta and melted cheese to the United States, its origins can easily be traced to Italy, home of the pasta. Its popularity extends worldwide and entrepreneurs were quick to capitalize on this popularity by producing instant, boxed and frozen versions. Of course, nothing beats the thrill of preparing this simple dish at home, especially when adding one's favorite beer to the recipe. So, what's your favorite beer brand?

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Servings: 6


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  1. In a sauce pan, heat butter over medium high heat until melted. Add flour and whisk until it turns golden brown.
  2. Add milk and butter, whisking constantly.
  3. Add cheddar and parmesan cheese until melted.
  4. Reduce heat, stirring constantly until mixture thickens.
  5. Add pepper and paprika.
  6. Place cooked and drained macaroni in an oven-safe casserole dish. Add in cheese mixture. Sprinkle bread crumbs over the top. Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees. Bake casserole for 30 minutes. Remove from heat and top with fresh basil.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 117g
Recipe makes 6 servings
Calories 189  
Calories from Fat 92 49%
Total Fat 10.44g 13%
Saturated Fat 6.28g 25%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 328mg 14%
Potassium 121mg 3%
Total Carbs 10.38g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0.5g 2%
Sugars 2.88g 2%
Protein 10.64g 17%
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