Old-Fashioned Mac n Cheese

Old-Fashioned Mac n Cheese

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3 c milk
1 ts Dry mustard
1/4 ts Black Pepper; freshly ground
1/4 c All-purpose flour
1 pn Ground red pepper
1 1/2 c Cheddar; Shredded, sharp
1/4 c Grated Parmesan; fresh
1/3 c bread crumbs; Plain, dry
3/4 ts Salt
1 1/2 c elbow macaroni
4 tb Butter; or margarine, divided

Original recipe makes 8



1. Heat oven to 375F. Cook macaroni in boiling salted water in large saucepan just until tender, 8 minutes. Drain in colander and rinse under cold water. 2. Meanwhile, melt 2 tablespoons butter in large saucepan over medium heat. Stir in flour and cook, stirring, 1 minute. Gradually whisk in milk, mustard, salt and peppers. Bring to boil, whisking. Boil 1 minute. Remove from heat and whisk in cheeses until melted and smooth. Stir in drained macaroni. Pour into shallow 2-quart baking dish. Melt remaining 2 tablespoons butter, stir in bread crumbs and sprinkle over macaroni. Bake 30 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Makes 8 servings. PER SERVING: Calories 310, Total Fat 17.5 g, Saturated Fat 10.5 g, Cholesterol 53 mg, Sodium 617 mg, Carbohydrates 26 g, Protein 13 g, Calcium 321 mg, Fiber 1 g Recipe by Cathy Luchettis Hot Flash Cookbook Posted to MM-Recipes Digest by Julie Bertholf on Jun 03, 1998

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I thought this was a great recipe.the whole family loved it.
Tobyone 2 years ago

Not as creamy as I thought it would be (dry and little clumpy). My kids (5 &3) freaked out over bread crumbs calling it 'dirty mac & cheese'. Was ok, but will try a different recipe (sans bread crumb topping) next time.
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