old fashion Mac & cheese

1
Christine Quetola

By
@xquetola

I really didn't like Mac & cheese as a child. Then a girl friend (who is really a sister to me) showed me how her mother makes it & now I'm turning non-mac & cheese eaters into mac & cheese lovers! I hope you'll love it to!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6 to 8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 3 Tbsp
    flour
  • 2 tsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 2 c
    milk
  • 1 lb
    elbow macaroni, cooked al danté
  • 2 to 3 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 small
    onion, sliced
  • 1
    green onion, chopped
  • 2 oz
    paprika, smoked
  • ·
    salt and pepper

How to Make old fashion Mac & cheese

Step-by-Step

  1. Before you start make sure everything is ready & close at hand. Once you start the sauce you can not walk away from the stove.
  2. In a saucepan (a heavy-bottomed pan works the best), melt the butter over moderate heat.
  3. Add the all-purpose flour. While stirring for 2 to 3 minutes, the mixture (roux) should bubble and foam. The color should gradually darken. A light yellow to golden yellow color is desirable for white sauce. It is important that the flour not burn, but it should be cooked thoroughly so that the resulting sauce will not attain a pasty, floury flavor.
  4. After the roux has reached the correct doneness, Whisk Worcestershire & milk into the roux. Reduce the heat to a low simmer and continue stirring until the sauce becomes smooth.
  5. When the sauce is thick, stir in the cheese(hold some cheese back) & season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Mix sauce & pasta together pour in a 13x9-inch glass baking dish. Sprinkle a cheese layer on top, add a layer of onions & dust with paprika.
  7. Bake at 375°F uncovered until the top is golden brown and bubbly. Enjoy!

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About old fashion Mac & cheese

Course/Dish: Pasta, Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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