Horn and Hardart Macaroni and Cheese

Anita Hoffman

By
@scent4U

Horn and Hardart was a popular restaurant in Philadelphia and New York city years ago. They had many signature dishes. Macaroni and cheese was one of their best dishes. This recipe is a copycat of their recipe.
Photo adapted from Copycat Recipes.
Recipe adapted from Uncle Phaedrus, Finder of Lost Recipes.


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Serves:
12
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3/4 lb
ziti rigati, cooked and drained
1/8 tsp
red pepper
6 Tbsp
flour
1/8 tsp
white pepper
6 Tbsp
butter
4 Tbsp
light cream
6 c
milk
3 c
grated sharp cheddar cheese
2 tsp
salt
1 c
crushed tomatoes
2 tsp
sugar

Step-By-Step

1In a medium saucepan, melt the butter over low heat. Blend in flour and cook 2 minutes.
Beat in the milk, then the cream and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture comes to a boil and thickens.
Remove from heat and cool slightly.

2Stir in the cheese until melted, then add the tomatoes, salt, sugar and two peppers.

3Add cheese mixture to the ziti.

4Pour into a greased 9 X 13 inch baking dish.
Bake at 400 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes or until top browns and bubbles.

About this Recipe

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