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PediaSure® recipe for a fun mac and cheese

Sure-to-please mac & cheese

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  • PediaSure<sup>®</sup> doodle of a clock that represents cooking timePreparation time: 10 min
  • PediaSure<sup>®</sup> doodle of a clock that represents cooking timeCooking time: 15 min
  • PediaSure<sup>®</sup> doodle of a fork and spoon that represents recipe servingsServings: 4

Dietitian's note:Without a doubt a kid-favourite meal! This version is loaded with calcium and iron.

  • Stephanie Jamain, RD | Dietitian at Abbott Nutrition

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WHAT YOU NEED

  • 235 mL (1 bottle) Vanilla PediaSure Complete®
  • 225 g (2 cups) enriched elbow macaroni
  • 15 mL (1 tbsp) all-purpose wheat flour
  • 120 g (1 cup) cheddar cheese, grated
  • 15 mL (1 tbsp) butter
  • 1 mL (¼ tsp) salt
  • 1 mL (¼ tsp) pepper

Gluten-free: Use your favourite gluten-free elbow-shaped noodles.

NUTRITION FACTS

Serving size: ¼ recipe

  • Calories420
  • Fat16 g
  • Sodium400 mg
  • Carbohydrate52 g
  • Dietary fibre2 g
  • Protein17 g

HOW TO MAKE IT

  1. In a medium saucepan, boil macaroni until cooked. Drain well.
  2. In a large saucepan over medium heat, melt butter then add flour stirring constantly until a smooth paste forms. Slowly add PediaSure Complete® continuing to stir constantly until well blended and smooth (do not boil).
  3. Remove from heat.
  4. Add cheese and cooked macaroni to PediaSure Complete® mixture and mix thoroughly. Serve immediately.

TIP

  1. For extra protein and energy, sprinkle more cheese on top, sprinkle with breadcrumbs, and bake until melted and slightly crunchy.
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