Horn and Hardart Macaroni and Cheese

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Anita Hoffman

By
@scent4U

Horn and Hardart was a popular restaurant in Philadelphia and New York city years ago. They had many signature dishes. Macaroni and cheese was one of their best dishes. This recipe is a copycat of their recipe.
Photo adapted from Copycat Recipes.
Recipe adapted from Uncle Phaedrus, Finder of Lost Recipes.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3/4 lb
ziti rigati, cooked and drained
1/8 tsp
red pepper
6 Tbsp
flour
1/8 tsp
white pepper
6 Tbsp
butter
4 Tbsp
light cream
6 c
milk
3 c
grated sharp cheddar cheese
2 tsp
salt
1 c
crushed tomatoes
2 tsp
sugar

How to Make Horn and Hardart Macaroni and Cheese

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a medium saucepan, melt the butter over low heat. Blend in flour and cook 2 minutes.
    Beat in the milk, then the cream and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture comes to a boil and thickens.
    Remove from heat and cool slightly.
  • 2Stir in the cheese until melted, then add the tomatoes, salt, sugar and two peppers.
  • 3Add cheese mixture to the ziti.
  • 4Pour into a greased 9 X 13 inch baking dish.
    Bake at 400 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes or until top browns and bubbles.

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About Horn and Hardart Macaroni and Cheese

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American