HAVE MERCY MAC & CHEESE

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Teresa G

By
@barefootgal

Cheesy and delicious comfort-food at it's best. For variety, try adding a cup of chopped cooked ham and/or blanched broccoli florettes.

Rating:

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Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb
    elbow macaroni
  • 4 oz
    sharp cheddar cheese
  • 4 oz
    monteray jack cheese
  • 1/2 c
    whole milk
  • 8 oz
    velveeta cheese loaf, cubed
  • 1 large
    egg, beaten
  • 4 Tbsp
    butter
  • ·
    salt, to taste
  • ·
    ground black pepper, to taste
  • ·
    cajun seasoning, to taste

How to Make HAVE MERCY MAC & CHEESE

Step-by-Step

  1. Butter a 2 quart casserole dish; set aside.
  2. Grate cheddar and jack cheeses and mix together; set aside.
  3. In a large saucepan, bring well salted water to boil; add macaroni and cook for 10 minutes; drain and rinse with hot water; return to pan, cover and set aside.
  4. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  5. In a nonstick saucepan, warm milk over medium-low heat; add cubed Velveeta cheese; stir until melted; remove from heat.
  6. Add a spoonful of the sauce to the beaten egg and mix well; add another spoonful of sauce to egg mixture and mix well.
  7. Add egg mixture to sauce mixture in pan an mix well.
  8. Pour 1/2 of the macaroni into prepared dish.
  9. Season with salt, pepper and cajun seasoning to taste.
  10. Place thin slices of 1/2 the butter over top.
  11. Sprinkle with 1/2 the shredded cheeses.
  12. Cover with 1/2 the cheese sauce.
  13. Repeat layers.
  14. Bake at 375 degrees for 25 minutes; lower heat to 300 degrees F and bake 5 minutes more.
  15. Serve hot. Cover and refrigerate leftovers.

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About HAVE MERCY MAC & CHEESE

Course/Dish: Pasta Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian Soy Free
Other Tags: For Kids Heirloom




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