Thursday, November 18, 2010

Baked Mac and Cheese


Ingredients
  • 1 package(s) (8 ounces) elbow macaroni
  • 3/4 cup(s) (about 1 1/2 slices bread) fresh bread crumbs
  • 4 tablespoon(s) butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon(s) all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tablespoon(s) dry mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) milk
  • 8 ounce(s) (2 cups)  Yellow/White Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 4 Tbs. minced chives
Directions
  1. In 3-quart saucepan, cook macaroni as label directs. Drain well.
  2. Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease 9-inch square baking dish or casserole. In small bowl, toss bread crumbs and 2 tablespoons melted butter until moistened. Set aside.
  3. To saucepan, add remaining 2 tablespoons butter over medium heat. Add onion and cook until tender, about 5 minutes. Add flour, mustard, salt, and pepper; stir until blended. Stir in milk; cook, stirring, until thickened. Remove from heat; stir in cheese.
  4. Spoon macaroni into prepared baking dish. Pour cheese sauce over macaroni. Sprinkle crumb mixture and chives over top. Bake until bubbly and top is golden, about 20 minutes. Let stand 15 minutes for easier serving.

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  2. WOW, that is the best looking mac & cheese I have ever seen and thank-you for posting the easy recipe! My family just loves homemade mac & cheese but I can never get it right so I will give your recipe a try.

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