Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Christine Mel

By
@ViaDolarosa

A wonderful comfort food. You can add chopped ham and peas, too! Cut down on the cooking time by using a can of evaporated milk for the milk.


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Serves:

6

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

4 c
elbow macaroni, cooked
1/2 c
margarine
1/2 c
flour
1 1/2 c
milk
1 1/2 c
sour cream
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
white pepper
10 oz
mild cheddar cheese, shredded

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Rinse cooked macaroni with cold water and place in a 3 quart baking dish or 13x9 inch pan.
2
In a saucepan, melt butter and stir in flour. Gradually stir in milk and then add sour cream. Add salt and pepper. Cook over medium heat until sauce bubbles and thickens.
3
Reserve 1 cup of cheddar cheese and add the rest to the sauce, stir into the sauce until melted.
4
Pour sauce over macaroni and mix thoroughly. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. (You could also sprinkle on a little parmesan cheese if you like.)
5
Bake 1 hour, until bubbly and browned.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian