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Swiss Macaroni and Cheese

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

2 servings

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.

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 shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. Add the cheese, salt and pepper. Drain macaroni. Add to cheese mixture; toss gently to coat.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 464 calories, 27g fat (17g saturated fat), 82mg cholesterol, 569mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 1g fiber), 24g protein.

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