Horn and Hardart Macaroni and Cheese

Anita Hoffman

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@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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In 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.
2
Stir in the cheese until melted, then add the tomatoes, salt, sugar and two peppers.
3
Add cheese mixture to the ziti.
4
Pour 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