Stovetop Mac and Cheese

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The easiest creamy Stovetop Mac and Cheese recipe is ready for the table in just 20 minutes! Even the pickiest little eaters will love the simple combination of pasta in a smooth cheddar sauce. Serve this as a side dish for your next family dinner, or whip it up at lunchtime for the main event!

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16 oz elbow macaroni
1/4 c butter
1/4 c all purpose flour
2 c milk
2 c grated sharp cheddar cheese
1 t salt
1/4 t ground mustard
Dash ground nutmeg
Dash black pepper
  1. Cook pasta in a large pot of salted boiling water according to package directions. Drain.
  2. In a large Dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat. Add flour; cook, whisking constantly for 1...
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Nutritions

Calories
554

Sodium
766mg
31% DV

Fat
34g
52% DV

Protein
24g
49% DV

Carbs
32g
11% DV

Fiber
3g
12% DV

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes is a classic Southern dish! Flavored with bacon, onion, garlic and cider vinegar, you know these vegetables are bound to be good. Serve garden fresh okra and tomatoes during the summer months, or use canned and frozen ingredients in the off-season. Paired with a side of cornbread, this is a simple and affordable dish to enjoy year-round!

3 slices thick cut bacon
1 small Vidalia onion
2 cloves garlic
2 15.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 T sugar
2 t fresh thyme leaves
1 dried bay leaf
1/2 t apple cider vinegar
1/2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 c fresh or frozen okra
salt and pepper ( to taste )
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  • In a large skillet or Dutch oven, cook bacon until the bacon is starting to get crispy and the fat is rendered, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion and garlic; saute for 5 more...
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Nutritions

Calories
1105

Sodium
1147mg
47% DV

Fat
114g
176% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV