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
  • 2
    green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 1/2 c
    grated sharp cheddar cheese, packed

How to Make Wisconsin Mac and Cheese


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

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