Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Baked Macaroni And Cheese Recipe

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Shirley Murtagh


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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4 - 6
15 Min
15 Min


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

How to Make Baked Macaroni and Cheese


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