Wisconsin Mac and Cheese

Wisconsin Mac And Cheese Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)


Great comfort food.

From Bon Appetit, November 1995.

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15 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


1 1/3 c
small elbow macaroni
1 slice
whole wheat bread
2 Tbsp
2 Tbsp
all-purpose flour
3/4 c
low-fat milk
3/4 c
canned vegetable broth, or chicken broth
green onions, thinly sliced
1 1/2 c
grated sharp cheddar cheese, packed

How to Make Wisconsin Mac and Cheese


  • 1Cook macaroni in medium saucepan of boiling salted water until tender but still firm to bite. Drain.
  • 2Meanwhile, grind bread in processor to fine crumbs; transfer to small bowl.
  • 3Melt butter in medium saucepan. Mix 1/2 tablespoon into crumbs.
  • 4Add flour to remaining butter; whisk over medium heat 2 minutes.
  • 5Gradually whisk in milk and broth. Bring to boil, whisking constantly.
  • 6Add green onions. Whisk 2 minutes longer. Remove from heat. Add cheese; stir until melted.
  • 7Preheat broiler.
  • 8Mix macaroni into sauce. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • 9Spoon into 9-inch pie plate. Sprinkle crumbs over.
  • 10Broil until crumbs brown, about 2 minutes, and serve.

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About Wisconsin Mac and Cheese

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