Macaroni & Cheese (no velveeta please)

Macaroni & Cheese (no Velveeta Please) Recipe

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Rainn Thomas

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@crymsynrainn

my fiance' and family love mac & cheese. I got so tired of paying $6-$8 for a block of velveeta that i learned to make this instead. It tastes better and it's less expensive.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
4-6
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 4 Tbsp
    butter (no margarine)
  • 1/4 c
    flour, all-purpose
  • 4 c
    milk, preheated
  • 1 tsp
    prepared mustard
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 lb
    macaroni, cooked al dente
  • 1 lb
    sharp cheddar cheese (yellow), shredded
  • ·
    bread crumbs

How to Make Macaroni & Cheese (no velveeta please)

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Melt butter in a large saucepan, stir in flour until smooth.
  3. Cook, stirring over low heat for 3 minutes.
  4. Gradually whisk in hot milk until smooth and continue to cook until it boils.
  5. Lower heat and cook until thick and smooth (about 10 minutes).
  6. Season with mustard, salt and pepper.
  7. In a greased (or cooking sprayed) casserole dish, combine pasta, 3 cups of cheese and sauce; mix well.
  8. Sprinkle with 1 cup of cheese and bread crumbs.
  9. Bake for about 45 minutes or until the top is golden brown and bubbly.

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About Macaroni & Cheese (no velveeta please)

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American




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