Baked Macaroni And Cheese Recipe

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Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Shirley Murtagh

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@Squirrelishone

This is my all time favorite Mac and Cheese recipe. I have made this recipe many times and never tire of it.
This recipe I found in the McCall's Recipe card collection.
My family and I love this. I hope you will to.


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Serves:

4 - 6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 pkg (8 oz.) elbow macaroni ( i use 2-21/2 cups)
1/4 cup of butter or margarine
1/4 cup all purpose flour
1 tsp salt
1/8 tsp pepper
2 cups of milk (whole or 2%)
2 cups (8 oz) grated cheddar cheese ( i use the whole pkg of cheese except for 1 cup saved for topping)
1 large tomato, thickly sliced

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375F
2
Cook the macaroni as the package label directs; drain
3
Meanwhile, melt butter in medium size saucepan.
4
Remove from heat. Stir in flour,salt,and pepper until smooth.
5
Gradually stir in the milk and bring to boiling stirring constantly.
Reduce heat, and simmer mixture for 1 minute or until thickened
6
Remove from heat
7
Stir in 1 1/2 cups of grated cheese. Stir until cheese is melted.
8
Add the macaroni and stir gently until cheese and macaroni are combined
9
Pour mixture into a 1 1/2 qt., shallow casserole dish.
10
Arrange tomato slices over the top. Sprinkle remaining cheese over the top
11
Bake 15 minutes, or until the cheese is golden brown
12
Makes 4-6 servings

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Canadian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #Casserole, #Anytime