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Baked Mac 'n' Cheese

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Serves 6-8 | Prep Time 15 minutes | Cook Time 25 minutes

Why I Love This Recipe

Mac 'n' cheese was invented in Southern Italy, so it should be no surprise that this is a favorite in my family! Enjoy.

Submitted by: "Andrew Strumolo"

Ingredients You'll Need

2 Tbsp butter
1 tsp dry mustard
8 oz (2 cups) elbow macaroni
2 Tbsp flour
2 1/2 cups milk
1/4 cup breadcrumbs
1 tsp salt
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese


In saucepan, melt 2 tablespoons of butter

Blend in 2 tablespoons flour, 1 teaspoon salt or less, 1 teaspoon dry mustard

Add 2 1/2 cups of milk slowly stirring constantly until sauce thickens a little and is smooth

Add 1 1/2 cups of shredded cheddar cheese and stir until melted

Meanwhile, cook 2 cups of uncooked elblow macaroni as directed on package, about 7 minutes

Combine with sauce in a casserole dish

Top with remaining 1/2 cup cheese and 1/4 cup bread crumbs

Bake at 375 for about 20-25 minutes or until nicely browned and bubbly

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