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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

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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.

Nutrition Information of recipe was calculated with original PediaSure Complete® formulation.

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