Ready in 45 minutes
Try this simple macaroni and cheese recipe. Use 2-3 different cheeses for better flavor.
"Very good! I made this for my boyfriend and I one night after a long day of work! I added more cheese and a few other spices, but it was delicious! Simple and yummy :)"- glcomito
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Heat oven to 350 degrees.
Bring water to boil. Add olive oil and salt. Add macaroni and cook to el dente (about 8 minutes). Strain and remove to baking dish.
In heavy saucepan on low heat, melt butter. Add flour, stirring often to cook flour taste out of mixture (about 5 minutes).
Cut 2/3rds of cheese into small pieces and add to flour mixture. Use 2-3 different cheeses for better flavor (e.g. sharp cheddar, colby, smoky swiss). Add milk and stir often until cheese is melted.
Add cheese mixture to noodles and mix together well.
Shred remaining 1/3rd of cheese and sprinkle over top of macaroni and cheese mixture.
Bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes or until cheese on top is lightly browned.
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Aimeelady 3 weeks agoTo plain for the family hereabouts. Needed a lot more to make it flavorsome enough. Its not a good idea to use flour for thickening of a pasta dish because it gets like a paste.
hugbuggirl 3 weeks agoFantastic!
strawberriecreme 5 months agodelicious! doubled the recipe, and used whole wheat rotini pasta (more than called for), so we could have leftovers.
yelenanddarinivory 1 year ago
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chantellemitchell 1 year agoTastes great, my whole family loved it?
yayhu 1 year agonice
Rmcbee 1 year agoMy family loved it!
Hungry_Cypriot 1 year agoMmmm cheezy.
glcomito 1 year agoVery good! I made this for my boyfriend and I one night after a long day of work! I added more cheese and a few other spices, but it was delicious! Simple and yummy :)
StrwBryMdnss 2 years agoIts really good! After i learned to make this, i added my own flavors like ham or bacon. Everyone loves it
Njbenson 3 years agoVery plain, but easy to make and better than the box.
Violet24 3 years agoIt was sooooooo good LOL..my mom lives in Philly and I didn't feel like calling her for the recipe.. But yours was jus as close thanks a whole lot
masamuels 4 years ago[I posted this recipe.]