Budget Macaroni and Cheese

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Martina

TOH Annual 1996, as requested

Top Review by Pam-I-Am

I needed to make a small serving of mac n cheese for my dd who is sick today and was out of the box mix. I made this recipe using sharp cheddar cheese and the sauce turned out nice, but needed some other added flavor. I tried a little onion powder after the fact and it seemed tastier. I don't know - just needs something. My dd wasn't crazy aobut it either. I found that 1 ounce of pasta was too little for the amount of sauce. I ended up using 4 ounces.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook the macaroni according to the package directions.
  2. Drain and set aside, keeping warm.
  3. In a saucepan over medium low heat, melt butter.
  4. Add flour, salt and pepper; stir to make a smooth paste.
  5. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly.
  6. Heat and stir until thickened.
  7. Remove from heat; stir in cheese until melted.
  8. pour over macaroni and mix well.
  9. Makes 4 servings.

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