Macaroni and cheese

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A dish of macaroni and cheese
Baked macaroni and cheese with bread crumbs and pieces of ground beef.

Macaroni and cheese, also known as mac and cheese, macaroni cheese, or macaroni pie, is a dish that consists macaroni that is covered in cheese. It can be bought packaged. It is a common food for children in the US. It was introduced in America by Thomas Jefferson in 1803. It originated in Italy and originally was a high-class food. It is not a good choice for people trying to lose weight. It is high in fat and very cheap.[a]

Fat[change | change source]

A Mac and cheese company, Kraft, has around 257 calories (fat).[1] However, Applebees’s Kraft Mac and cheese has 177.3 calories.[2]

Ingredients[change | change source]

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Some Mac and cheese companies, may have less calories or fat.