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Homestyle Macaroni and Cheese

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Category: Pasta

 Ingredients List

  • -Sue Woodward
  • 1/4 c Unsalted butter
  • 1 tb Unsalted butter; melted
  • 5 tb Flour
  • 2 c Milk
  • Salt
  • White pepper
  • 1/4 ts Cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 ts Dry mustard
  • 8 oz Elbow macaroni; uncooked
  • 8 oz Mild cheddar cheese; grated
  • -(2 cups)
  • 1/4 c Bread crumbs; opt.


In a 2- to 3-qt. sauce pot, melt 1/4 cup butter over med. heat. Add flour;
stir for 2 mins. Slowly add milk, whisk. Bring to a simmmer, add salt,
pepper, cayenne, and mustard. Reduce heat to low and let sauce simmer
slowly for 20 mins. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350~ and, on the stove top,
cook macaroni accdg. to pkg. directions, drain and place in a lg. bowl.
Remove sauce from heat. Add cheese and stir until it melts. Combine sauce
with the drained macaroni. Pour macaroni mixture into an 11"x8"x2" baking
dish. Combine crumbs and 1 tbsp butter. Sprinkle over macaroni. Bake the
macaroni and cheese for 25 mins., or until lightly browned. Let rest 5
mins. before serving.

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