Weight Gainer's Mac and Cheese Au Gratin Recipe

Looking for an easy Weight Gainer's Mac and Cheese Au Gratin recipe? Learn how to make Weight Gainer's Mac and Cheese Au Gratin using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by missmagill

Makes 7 1/2 servings



Nutritional facts are calculated for 1 cup-servings. This can be made gluten free by using brown rice pasta and brown rice flour. :]

Recipe Ingredients for Weight Gainer's Mac and Cheese Au Gratin

8 oz whole wheat elbow macaroni
2 cups evaporated milk
1/3 cup powdered milk
2 tbsp butter
2 tbsp brown rice flour
8 oz shredded cheddar cheese
1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
1/4 cup olive oil
1 cup oat flour
2 tbsp ground flaxseed

Recipe Directions for Weight Gainer's Mac and Cheese Au Gratin

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Combine the evaporated milk and powdered milk and set aside.

  3. Heat olive oil in a small saucepan. Remove form heat and add oat flour, flaxseed, and parmesan cheese.

  4. Cook the macaroni until al dente--about 10 to 15 minutes. Drain.

  5. Prepare a thin white sauce: melt 2 tbsp butter in a small sauce pan, add 2 tbsp rice flour and salt to taste. Bring to a bubble, remove from heat, add two cups milk, and return to heat, stirring constantly for 1-2 minutes.

  6. Add grated cheddar cheese to white sauce and blend well.

  7. Combine macaroni and white sauce mixture in a 2-quart casserole. Top with the oat flour mixture.

  8. Bake for about 20 minutes or until lightly browned.

  9. Serve with salad (with dressing, of course!) or veggies fried in olive oil to make an awesome weight gain meal.:]

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 165.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
530
Calories from Fat
275
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
30.6g
47%
Saturated Fat
14.4g
72%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
69mg
23%
Sodium
373mg
16%
Potassium
448mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
43.0g
14%
Dietary Fiber
2.7g
11%
Sugars
9.9g
Protein
21.4g
Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 51% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C+
    Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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