Gram's Mac And Cheese Recipe

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Gram's Mac and Cheese

Jamie Burris

By
@jamielb1972

This is my mother-in-law's mac and cheese recipe that everyone loves. Real comfort food!


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Serves:

5 to 10 depending

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Ingredients

1 box
macaroni, elbow 16 oz box, cooked
1/3
of a block of velveeta
8 oz
grated sharp cheddar
2 c
milk (whole or 2%)
1/2
medium onion or 1 small (sweet onions are best)
1
stick butter or margarine
3 Tbsp
flour
salt to taste (pepper if you want)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook pasta as directed and set aside.
2
Dice onion and add to melted butter/margarine and cook until tender. Here you can either make a rue with the flour and add milk gradually to avoid lumps (or add flour/water mix at the end to thicken). Once all milk has been added, cheese is added and heat is low to avoid scorching. If you didn't make the rue, add the flour/water mix now. Salt once thickened if needed.
3
Once cheese sauce is thickened, add to the pasta. It may look like more sauce to pasta, but it soaks into it and is very creamy.
4
I've also done this as a casserole and added buttered Ritz crumbs to the top and baked.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Pasta Sides
Other Tag: Quick & Easy