Preparation Time - 25 Minutes
Preparation Method - Bake

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Baked Macaroni And Cheese

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Kagar K. | January 4th, 2024

Ingredients are for 6 Servings
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Qty Unit Ingredient
1 package Elbow Macaroni » 8 oz.
3 1/2 tablespoons Butter » divided
2 tablespoons Flour
1 3/4 cups Milk
1/8 teaspoon Salt
1/8 teaspoon Black Pepper
2 cups Cheddar Cheese » grated
1/2 cup Bread Crumbs
Prep Time Process Time Overall Time
25 Minutes 30 Minutes 55 minutes
Preheat oven to 350°F / 180°C / Gas Mark 4

- Reserve 1 1/2 tablespoons of butter for the bread crumbs.
- Butter 1-quart baking dish, set aside.

1. Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain and rinse under cold water to stop the cooking process.

2. Melt 2 tablespoons of butter in heavy saucepan.

3. Blend in flour and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.

4. Pour in milk gradually and cook, stirring constantly until mixture thickens.

5. Add salt, pepper and cheddar cheese.

6. Stir until cheese is melted.

7. Add previously cooked macaroni and transfer to the prepared baking dish.

8. Combine bread crumbs with the remaining melted butter.

9. Mix to coat the bread crumbs and sprinkle over the macaroni.

10. Bake in the preheated 350°F oven for 30 minutes.

11. Serve hot.

Submitted by Kagar K. | January 4th, 2024 See all of Kagar K.'s Recipes.

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