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southern mac & cheese

(4 ratings)
Recipe by
Melissa Rogers
Harwich, MA

The only way to eat mac & cheese in my opinion!! Real cheese only, no fake processed sauce here.

(4 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 25 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For southern mac & cheese

  • 5 c
    mexican blend shredded cheese
  • 2
    large eggs
  • 1 c
    parmigiano-reggiano, grated
  • 1 c
    heavy whipping cream
  • 1 large box
    macaroni, elbow
  • 1/3 c
    italian bread crumbs

How To Make southern mac & cheese

  • 1
    You will need a 8x12 glass baking dish. Grease with butter then set aside. Preheat oven 350 Start boiling your macaroni noodles until fluffy and tender. Strain thoroughly.
  • 2
    Layer the bottom of your baking dish with the noodles covering it well. Sprinkle the shredded cheese over it, then sprinkle Parmesan. Keep repeating until the baking dish is full.
  • 3
    In a small bowl beat the eggs and whipping cream. Pour evenly over the Mac and Cheese. Sprinkle more shredded cheese and parmesean on top along with the bread crumbs. Bake covered with tin foil for 30 minutes. Then uncover and bake for the rest to allow cheese to brown.