Shara's Favorite Mac - N - Cheese Recipe

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Shara's favorite mac - n - cheese

sherry monfils

By
@smonfils

This is my daughters favorite macaroni and cheese that i make.


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Serves:

6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

1
16 oz pkg elbow macaroni
1/4 c
butter
1/4 c
flour
1/4 tsp
dried thyme
1/4 tsp
cayenne pepper
1/8 tsp
white pepper
3 c
milk
1 pinch
nutmeg
1/4 tsp
worcestershire sauce
1 tsp
salt
3 c
reduced-fat shredded sharp cheddar cheese, divided
1 tsp
dijon mustard
1/2 c
panko crumbs
1 Tbsp
melted butter

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 400. Spray a 9" x 13" casserole dish w/ cooking spray. Cook pasta as directed, drain.
2
In lg pot, melt 1/4 cup butter over medium heat. Stir in flour, cooking until it turns a little yellow. Add thyme, cayenne pepper and white pepper.
Whisk in 1 cup milk until smooth. Whisk in remaining milk. Bring to a simmer, and stir in nutmeg, worcestershire sauce and salt.
3
Simmer on medium-low until thickened. Turn heat off. Stir in 2-1/4 cups cheese until melted. Add mustard. Pour macaroni into casserole dish. Pour cheese sauce over macaroni, stir. In bowl, mix breadcrumbs and melted butter. Sprinkle on top of casserole. Sprinkle w/ remaining cheese. Bake 20 mins, or until golden brown.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Other Main Dishes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy