Crazy Good Creamy Baked Mac and Cheese

INSPIRED TASTE
10Ingredients
70Minutes
740Calories

Ingredients

US|METRIC
  • 1 pound pasta (such as elbow macaroni, shells, or spiral pasta)
  • salt (as needed)
  • 5 cups milk (whole or 2% are best)
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter (115 grams or 1 stick)
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper (or more to taste)
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg (fresh)
  • 1 pound sharp white cheddar cheese (coarsely grated, 4 heaping cups, plus more if baking, about 1/2 cup)
  • 5 ounces pecorino romano cheese (coarsely grated, 1 1/2 cups)
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    740Calories
    Sodium33% DV780mg
    Fat62% DV40g
    Protein71% DV36g
    Carbs20% DV59g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories740Calories from Fat360
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat40g62%
    Saturated Fat24g120%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol125mg42%
    Sodium780mg33%
    Potassium550mg16%
    Protein36g71%
    Calories from Fat360
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate59g20%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Sugars12g24%
    Vitamin A20%
    Vitamin C4%
    Calcium90%
    Iron15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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