Best Mac and Cheese

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LINDA BAILEY

By
@miffed13

Put cheesy mac on the menu tonight. This is a lower-fat version of a comfort food classic. It's every bit as good without all the added baggage.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
6
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp
    butter
  • 2 Tbsp
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 c
    skim milk
  • 1 1/2 c
    (6 oz.) shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese
  • 3 Tbsp
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp
    low-sodium worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp
    dry mustard
  • 1/8 tsp
    pepper
  • 1/8 tsp
    hot sauce
  • 4 c
    hot cooked medium elbow macaroni

How to Make Best Mac and Cheese

Step-by-Step

  1. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat; add flour. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly with a wire whisk. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly.
  2. Bring to a boil; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; add cheeses and next 4 ingredients, stirring until cheeses melt. Combine cheese sauce and macaroni in a bowl; stir well. Serve immediately.

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About Best Mac and Cheese

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian



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