Try this easy all-American favorite—macaroni and cheese. When you add the cream cheese, grated cheese, and broccoli to this recipe, throw in a can of rinsed and drained white beans (baby lima, cannellini, Great Northern, or navy) for some added fiber and a complete protein (a complete protein contains all nine essential amino acids).

Stovetop Macaroni and Cheese
 

Nutrition Facts

16 servings per recipe
Serving size: ½ cup

Calories 180 Amount per serving

Contents % Daily Value
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 85mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 2g  
Protein 8g  
Vitamin A 6%
Vitamin C 10%
Calcium  8%
Iron  6%
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
 
Mazzullo, N. 2024, Stovetop Macaroni and Cheese, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Recipes

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