Easy Baked Mac ‘n Cheese



Easy Baked Mac ‘n Cheese

Create a delicious, cheesy masterpiece with this easy baked mac ‘n cheese recipe. Perfectly creamy and comforting, it’s a family favorite that’s sure to satisfy even the pickiest eaters.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups elbow macaroni
  • 4 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a baking dish.
  2. Cook the macaroni according to package instructions, then drain and set aside.
  3. In a large saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Stir in the flour until it’s well combined and the mixture turns golden brown.
  4. Slowly add the milk while stirring constantly to avoid lumps. Cook until the sauce thickens.
  5. Remove the saucepan from heat and stir in 3 cups of shredded cheddar cheese until it’s smooth and creamy.
  6. Season the cheese sauce with salt, pepper, paprika, and garlic powder.
  7. Combine the cooked macaroni with the cheese sauce, then transfer the mixture to the greased baking dish.
  8. Sprinkle the remaining cheddar cheese on top.
  9. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes or until the top is golden and bubbling.
  10. Let it cool for a few minutes before serving.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

Creamy and comforting baked mac ‘n cheese with a golden, cheesy crust. A family favorite!

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 450, Fat: 24g, Carbohydrates: 35g, Protein: 21g

Indulge in this Easy Baked Mac ‘n Cheese recipe for a delicious, homemade meal that’s sure to delight your taste buds. The creamy cheese sauce, perfectly cooked macaroni, and golden crust make this dish irresistible. Whether it’s a cozy family dinner or a potluck with friends, this mac ‘n cheese is always a hit. Plus, it’s so simple to prepare, you’ll want to make it again and again.

So, gather your ingredients, follow the easy steps, and get ready to savor the ultimate comfort food experience. Your taste buds will thank you!

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