Shara's favorite mac - n - cheese

Shara's Favorite Mac - N - Cheese Recipe

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sherry monfils

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@smonfils

This is my daughters favorite macaroni and cheese that i make.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

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  • 1
    16 oz pkg elbow macaroni
  • 1/4 c
    butter
  • 1/4 c
    flour
  • 1/4 tsp
    dried thyme
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 tsp
    white pepper
  • 3 c
    milk
  • 1 pinch
    nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 3 c
    reduced-fat shredded sharp cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1 tsp
    dijon mustard
  • 1/2 c
    panko crumbs
  • 1 Tbsp
    melted butter

How to Make Shara's favorite mac - n - cheese

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oven to 400. Spray a 9" x 13" casserole dish w/ cooking spray. Cook pasta as directed, drain.
  2. In lg pot, melt 1/4 cup butter over medium heat. Stir in flour, cooking until it turns a little yellow. Add thyme, cayenne pepper and white pepper.
    Whisk in 1 cup milk until smooth. Whisk in remaining milk. Bring to a simmer, and stir in nutmeg, worcestershire sauce and salt.
  3. Simmer on medium-low until thickened. Turn heat off. Stir in 2-1/4 cups cheese until melted. Add mustard. Pour macaroni into casserole dish. Pour cheese sauce over macaroni, stir. In bowl, mix breadcrumbs and melted butter. Sprinkle on top of casserole. Sprinkle w/ remaining cheese. Bake 20 mins, or until golden brown.

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About Shara's favorite mac - n - cheese

Course/Dish: Pasta, Other Main Dishes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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