Macaroni and Cheese

Marianne Gleason

By
@Mern

This is my mother's Mac & Cheese recipe, she never wrote it down, just showed us how to make it. It's not your typical mac & cheese made with a sauce. The addition of onions is what makes it so good! Enjoy!


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Serves:

8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1
lb elbow macaroni
1
small onion, diced
2
lbs colby cheese, shredded
1 1/2 - 2
cups of milk
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.
2
Add diced onion to the pot while the macaroni is cooking.
3
Cook macaroni for 1 minute less than package directions, then drain.
4
In a buttered 9x13 pan, start with a layer of macaroni (just enough to cover the bottom of the pan) and top with a layer of cheese.
5
Repeat 2 more layers, ending with a heavy layer of cheese.
6
Pour milk over top of casserole, milk should come about half way up the casserole.
7
Bake at 350° for 45-60 minutes, until top is golden brown and milk is absorbed.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American