"PET" Creamy Macaroni and Cheese

Gail Welch

By
@sugarshack

Some of the best recipes are found on the back labels of boxes, cans and jars. This recipe came off the "Pet" Evaporated Milk can.


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Serves:
6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

cooking spray
4 Tbsp
butter, divided
1/4 c
bread crumbs, dry
1/4 tsp
paprika
2 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1 can(s)
evaporated milk, pet brand 12oz.
1/2 c
water
1/2 tsp
salt
2 c
cheddar cheese, shredded sharp
1 c
processed cheese, cubed (velveeta)
2 c
dry macaroni, small elbow, cooked and drained

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat 1 1/2- qt baking dish with cooking spray. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in microwave (30 secs or until melted). Stir in breadcrumbs and paprika. Set aside.

2Melt remaining 2 tablespoons butter in 4-qt saucepan over medium heat. Add 2 tablespoons flour, stirring constantly until lightly browned. Stir in "Pet" evaporated milk, water and salt. Bring to boil over medium-low heat, stirring constantly.

3Stir in cheese and cooked macaroni until blended. Pour into prepared baking dish. Sprinkle evenly with breadcrumb mixture.

4Bake 25-30 minutes or until bubbly and light golden brown.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom
Hashtags: #cheese, #macaroni