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Swiss Macaroni and Cheese

 Swiss Macaroni and Cheese
Whenever we visited my husband's good friend, his wife made this dish. I was too shy to ask for the recipe, so I came up with this one. It is very creamy and rich, with a mild Swiss cheese flavor.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • Cook macaroni according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a small
  • saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Stir in flour until
  • smooth; gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2
  • minutes or until thickened.
  • Add the cheese, salt and pepper. Drain macaroni. Add to cheese
  • mixture; toss gently to coat. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup equals 464 calories, 27 g fat (17 g saturated fat), 82 mg cholesterol, 569 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 24 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.