~ Ez Mac & Cheese ~
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- 8 oz
- pasta - i use elbow mac
- 1/4 c
- each - butter & flour
- salt & pepper - about 1/2 tsp salt is what i use - pepper to taste
- 2 c
- 2 c
- shredded cheddar cheese - i used extra sharp white cheddar
- cheese for finishing if broiling
1First, prepare your macaroni according to package.
In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in the flour salt & pepper and cook for about 1 minute. Slowly whisk in the milk. Continue to cook until bubbly and thickening.
Stir in the cheese and cook until melted. Stir in a pinch of nutmeg or however much desired.
Add the cooked macaroni to the cheese sauce, stir to coat.
I then place in a medium sized oven proof casserole and sprinkle a handful of cheddar cheese. Broil until golden and bubbly.
Note: you can skip the broiling at the end. It's ready to serve after mixing with cheese sauce.