Baked Macaroni & Cheese

READY IN: 36mins
Recipe by scarley

southernliving.com

Top Review by bmcnichol

This was good and easy to make. I followed the recipe as written other then I didn't add the optional ingredients.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. WHISK FLOUR INTO BUTTER. Preheat oven to 400°. Microwave milk at HIGH for 1 1/2 minutes. Melt butter in a large skillet or Dutch oven over medium-low heat; whisk in flour until smooth. Cook, whisking constantly, 1 minute.
  2. WHISK IN WARM MILK. Gradually whisk in warm milk, and cook, whisking constantly, 5 minutes or until thickened.
  3. WHISK IN CHEESE. Whisk in salt, black pepper, 1 cup shredded cheese, and, if desired, red pepper until smooth; stir in pasta. Spoon pasta mixture into a lightly greased 2-qt. baking dish; top with remaining cheese. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes or until golden and bubbly.

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