Homemade Macaroni and Cheese



Homemade Macaroni and Cheese

Homemade macaroni and cheese is the ultimate comfort food that brings back fond memories of childhood. It’s creamy, cheesy, and oh-so-delicious. This recipe is a labor of love, and the result is worth every minute spent in the kitchen.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups elbow macaroni
  • 4 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 eggs

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and lightly grease a 9×13-inch baking dish.
  2. Cook the macaroni according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  3. In a saucepan, melt the butter or margarine over medium heat. Stir in enough flour to make a roux. Add milk to roux slowly, stirring constantly. Stir in cheeses, and cook over low heat until cheese is melted and the sauce is a little thick. Put macaroni in large casserole dish and pour sauce over macaroni. Stir well.
  4. Beat eggs and add to macaroni. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Put 1 cup of shredded cheese aside for topping. Spread remaining shredded cheese over the macaroni mixture. Sprinkle with the 1/2 cup of Parmesan cheese and breadcrumbs.
  5. Bake 30 to 40 minutes, or until the top is golden brown. Let sit for a few minutes before serving.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

Homemade macaroni and cheese is a classic dish that’s perfect for family dinners or gatherings. Creamy and cheesy, it’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

Nutrition Information: Calories: 450, Fat: 26g, Carbohydrates: 32g, Protein: 21g

Homemade macaroni and cheese is a beloved comfort food that never goes out of style. Whether you’re making it for a weeknight dinner or a special occasion, this recipe will always bring smiles to the faces of those who enjoy it. The combination of tender pasta and a rich, creamy cheese sauce is simply irresistible.
So, gather your ingredients and get ready to create a dish that’s pure nostalgia. Your family and friends will thank you for making this homemade macaroni and cheese recipe that’s been passed down through generations. It’s a taste of home that warms the heart and satisfies the soul.

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