Total Time
45mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 25 mins

A stupidly simple recipe that you'll love.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375F and butter a 2-quart shallow baking dish.
  2. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat and stir in flour and paprika; cook roux, whisking, 3-4 minutes; take off heat and whisk in milk, cream and salt; put back onto heat and bring sauce to a boil, whisking, and simmer, whisking occasionally, 3-4 minutes; remove pan from heat.
  3. Cook pasta in plenty of boiling, salted water until al dente; drain pasta, empty back into pot it was cooked in and stir together with sauce, Worcestershire sauce, 2½ cups of the grated Cheddar and the Parmesan; transfer to prepared dish.
  4. In a small bowl, toss remaining cheddar with bread crumbs and melted butter and sprinkle over pasta mixture; bake mac and cheese in middle of oven for 20-25 minutes, or until golden and bubbling, and let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Reviews

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Very good mac and cheese recipe. I used shell pasta and that is the only difference I made. I though it was a little too heavy, but tasty. Thanks Evelyn!

Kim127 October 21, 2004

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