Real Recipes From Real Home Cooks ®

southern style macaroni and cheese

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Janet Crow
Quinwood, WV

If you love the comfort of homemade mac and cheese, then you should try this recipe. It is creamy and oozing with cheesy goodness. There is never any left when I make it, and is great for taking to family gatherings or church socials.

★★★★★ 1
serves 6-8
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For southern style macaroni and cheese

  • 1 box
    8 oz. elbow macaroni
  • 1 c
    whole milk
  • 1/4
    block velveta, cubed
  • 2 c
    shredded extra shard cheddar cheese
  • 1 lg
    egg, beaten
  • 2 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 1/4 tsp
    dry mustard
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • paprika

How To Make southern style macaroni and cheese

  • 1
    Bring a large pot of water to a boil and cook the macaroni according to pkg. directions.
  • 2
    Heat the milk in a small saucepan over med. low heat, add in the velveta and stir till melted. Set aside, beat the egg in a small bowl and add in some of the milk mixture and stir to temper the egg. Add the egg into the milk/velveta mixture. Drain the macaroni and add in the butter, then stir in the milk mixture and then 1 1/2 C. of the shredded cheese, dry mustard, salt and pepper. Bake in a lightly greased casserole dish at 350 degrees for 25 min. Remove and top with remaining cheese, sprinkle with paprika and return to oven for 5 minutes or until cheese is bubbly.