Baked Macaroni and Cheese

1
Christine Mel

By
@ViaDolarosa

A wonderful comfort food. You can add chopped ham and peas, too! Cut down on the cooking time by using a can of evaporated milk for the milk.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
6
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 4 c
    elbow macaroni, cooked
  • 1/2 c
    margarine
  • 1/2 c
    flour
  • 1 1/2 c
    milk
  • 1 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    white pepper
  • 10 oz
    mild cheddar cheese, shredded

How to Make Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Rinse cooked macaroni with cold water and place in a 3 quart baking dish or 13x9 inch pan.
  2. In a saucepan, melt butter and stir in flour. Gradually stir in milk and then add sour cream. Add salt and pepper. Cook over medium heat until sauce bubbles and thickens.
  3. Reserve 1 cup of cheddar cheese and add the rest to the sauce, stir into the sauce until melted.
  4. Pour sauce over macaroni and mix thoroughly. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. (You could also sprinkle on a little parmesan cheese if you like.)
  5. Bake 1 hour, until bubbly and browned.

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About Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian




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