Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Baked Macaroni And Cheese Recipe

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Shirley Murtagh

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@Squirrelishone

This is my all time favorite Mac and Cheese recipe. I have made this recipe many times and never tire of it.
This recipe I found in the McCall's Recipe card collection.
My family and I love this. I hope you will to.

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Serves:
4 - 6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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1 pkg (8 oz.) elbow macaroni ( i use 2-21/2 cups)
1/4 cup of butter or margarine
1/4 cup all purpose flour
1 tsp salt
1/8 tsp pepper
2 cups of milk (whole or 2%)
2 cups (8 oz) grated cheddar cheese ( i use the whole pkg of cheese except for 1 cup saved for topping)
1 large tomato, thickly sliced

How to Make Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 375F
  • 2Cook the macaroni as the package label directs; drain
  • 3Meanwhile, melt butter in medium size saucepan.
  • 4Remove from heat. Stir in flour,salt,and pepper until smooth.
  • 5Gradually stir in the milk and bring to boiling stirring constantly.
    Reduce heat, and simmer mixture for 1 minute or until thickened
  • 6Remove from heat
  • 7Stir in 1 1/2 cups of grated cheese. Stir until cheese is melted.
  • 8Add the macaroni and stir gently until cheese and macaroni are combined
  • 9Pour mixture into a 1 1/2 qt., shallow casserole dish.
  • 10Arrange tomato slices over the top. Sprinkle remaining cheese over the top
  • 11Bake 15 minutes, or until the cheese is golden brown
  • 12Makes 4-6 servings

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About Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Course/Dish: Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Canadian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #Casserole, #Anytime




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