Bahamian Macaroni & Cheese

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Bahama mama your dinner with this scrumptious dish made with celery, sweet bell peppers and cheddar cheese.

 
  
. Prep
10 min.
Cook
20 min.
Ready In
40 min.
4 servings
Trans-fat Free
 
Metric measurements

Ingredients

8ounces pasta, elbow macaroni dry weight, cooked as per package directions, drained
2tablespoons onion finely chopped
2tablespoons sweet bell pepper green, finely chopped*
2tablespoons celery finely chopped
6ounces cheddar cheese grated
1x black pepper to taste*
12ounces evaporated milkVideo one can
* not incl. in nutrient facts

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Cook the macaroni according to the package directions or one to two minutes short of being done. Drain.

Add the onion, green pepper and celery to the pot. Add the macaroni back to the pot, stir to combine over low heat.

Add 1/2 the cheese, mix in until melted, one or two minutes.

Stir in the evaporated milk. Season with salt and black pepper to taste.

Grease an 8 inch square baking dish. Transfer the macaroni cheese mixture to the baking dish and sprinkle with the remaining cheese.

Bake for 20 minutes in the preheated oven .

Remove and let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

First published: last updated: 2014-03-11

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 101g (3.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 24340% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 7g 33%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 35mg 12%
Sodium 183mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars g
Protein 24g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 28% Iron 3%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?