Creamy Macaroni and Cheese from Scratch, Millie's

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Millie Johnson

By
@BISCUITMAKR

Nothing says good home cooking like homemade macaroni and cheese ! I start with a simple beshamel sauce (fancy for cream sauce) and add velveeta and cheddar. This is a family favorite recipe. My nephew says it's the best mac and cheese he's ever had ! Sometimes I make extra cheese sauce that I use for broccoli and cheese or broccoli and rice casserole for other meals later in the week.

Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp
    real butter
  • 2 Tbsp
    flour
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground mustard powder
  • 1/2 qt
    milk
  • 1 c
    sharp cheddar, shredded
  • 1/2 lb
    velveeta, cubed
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/8 tsp
    white pepper
  • 8 oz
    pasta of choice

How to Make Creamy Macaroni and Cheese from Scratch, Millie's

Step-by-Step

  1. Pour pasta into salted boiling water and cook per instructions.
  2. While pasta is cooking, cube velveeta and measure out cheddar. Set aside.
  3. In medium pot over med. heat add butter and melt. Add flour, salt and white pepper, stirring with a whisk. Cook for a couple of minutes. You do not want to brown ! Add ground mustard powder and stir in well.
  4. Add milk, stirring constantly. Bring to a gentle boil. Add cheeses and reduce heat to low. Stir till all the cheese is melted. Add more milk if too thick.
  5. Drain pasta and add to cheese sauce.Mix gently. Taste to see if you need to add more seasoning. Pour into serving bowl and enjoy.

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About Creamy Macaroni and Cheese from Scratch, Millie's

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #easy, #fast, #cheesy, #homemade




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