Baked Macaroni and Cheese

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Rachael Wollet

Haven't found anybody yet who doesn't like this adaptation of the Good Housekeeping Recipe.

Top Review by HokiesMom

This is a great basic baked mac and cheese. I did find that the cheese was too much for the noodles called for so I cooked more noodles before baking. Everything came out perfect in 20 minutes from the oven. Thanks for sharing a great go-to recipe. Made & reviewed through Bargain Basement tag game.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Boil water with 1 tsp salt in 3-qt saucepan.
  2. Add macaroni and cook until tender but firm.
  3. Drain.
  4. Grease 2-qt baking dish and preheat oven to 350°F.
  5. In 1-qt saucepan over medium heat, melt 2 tbsp butter and toss in breadcrumbs.
  6. Set aside.
  7. In 2-qt saucepan over medium heat, melt remaining butter.
  8. Add onion and cook until tender, about 5 minute.
  9. Blend in flour, mustard, pepper and 1 tsp salt.
  10. Stir in milk; cook until thickened - stirring continuously. Remove from heat, stir in cheese.
  11. Pour macaroni into baking dish and pour cheese over macaroni.
  12. Sprinkle crumb mixture over top.
  13. Bake for 20 minutes uncovered.

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