Yummy Recipe Monday: Mom's Favorite Baked Mac and Cheese

 Mom's Favorite Baked Mac and Cheese

GEPETTO_69 0 Recipe by: GEPETTO_69 "This is a macaroni and cheese I first made 3 years ago when I was in California. When I got back to Texas I made it for my mom. This is now her favorite baked macaroni and cheese. She begs me to make it when I come to visit."

2 tablespoons butter 

1/4 cup finely chopped onion

 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 

2 cups milk 

3/4 teaspoon salt 

1/2 teaspoon dry mustard 

1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

 1 (8 ounce) package elbow macaroni

 2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese

 1 (8 ounce) package processed American cheese, cut into strips 

10 m
45 m
Ready In
1 h 5 m
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Saute onion for 2 minutes. Stir in flour and cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Stir in milk, salt, mustard and pepper; cook, stirring frequently, until mixture boils and thickens.

Meanwhile, bring a pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add macaroni and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.

To the milk mixture add the Cheddar and American cheeses; stir until cheese melts. Combine macaroni and cheese sauce in a 2 quart baking dish; mix well.

Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes, or until hot and bubbly. Let cool 10 minutes before serving.

Mom's Favorite Baked Mac and Cheese


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