Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Homemade Mac N Cheese Recipe

Nutrition & Food I                                                           Homemade Macaroni & Cheese “LAB”
Objective:  To identify foods high in calcium and to practice basic food preparation skills.
Macaroni & Cheese
1 ½ c. uncooked elbow macaroni
¼ c. margarine
Sprinkle with salt
Dash of  pepper
¼ c. all –purpose flour
1 ¾ c. milk
8 oz. velveeta cheese
(makes approx. 1 ½ qt. casserole)
________________________1.  Wash your hands.

________________________2.  Prepare the supply tray with:
                                                                                1 medium mixing bowl
                                                                                Liquid measuring cup
                                                                                1 c. dry measuring cup
                                                                                ½ c. dry measuring cup

Macaroni Noodles Directions
3.  Melt margarine in a saucepan.
3.  fill a Dutch oven ½ full of water
4.  Blend in flour.
4.  Bring water to a boil
5.  Cook over LOW HEAT, stirring constantly, until mixture is smooth and bubbly.
5.  Add macaroni
6.  Remove from the heat.
6.  Cook macaroni in rapidly boiling water.
7.  Stir in milk.
7.  Drain macaroni in greased 1 ½ quart casserole dish.
8.  Heat until boiling, stirring constantly.  Medium HEAT

9.  Boil and stir 1 minute.

10.  Remove from heat – stir in cubed cheese until melted.

_________________________________11.  Stir cheese into macaroni in the casserole dish.

_________________________________12.  Cover with plastic wrap and label with a sharpie marker.
                                                                                                (your hour and your kitchen #) Bring to Mrs. Smith
                                                                                                for storage in the refrigerator.
_________________________________13.  Wash the dishes.
_________________________________14.  Rinse the dishes.
_________________________________15.  Dry the dishes.
_________________________________16.  Clean up counters and stovetop and ALL equipment.
_________________________________Check out with Mrs. Smith

Bake at 350 degrees for approx. 45 minutes

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