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    Comforting Macaroni & Cheese

    Comforting Macaroni & Cheese. Photo by mrschunk

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    45 mins

    25 mins

    20 mins

    mrschunk's Note:

    This is a flavorful, creamy, delicious version of a simple long-time favorite. I have combined several recipes and made my own tweaks, landing on this as my favorite!

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    2. 2
      2. Cook macaroni to desired tenderness, drain & set aside.
    3. 3
      3. In a large saucepan, melt butter.
    4. 4
      4. Combine flour, salt, pepper, garlic powder and ground mustard in a bowl and mix with fork. Add to melted butter and stir with whisk until well blended.
    5. 5
      5. Combine milk, cream, Worcestershire sauce, sour cream & bacon and add to pan gradually while stirring constantly.
    6. 6
      6. Bring to boiling point and boil for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
    7. 7
      7. Reduce heat and simmer (stirring every couple minutes) for 10 minutes.
    8. 8
      8. Add Parmesan and shredded cheddar 1/3 at a time, stirring until all cheese is added and melted (about 3-5 minutes).
    9. 9
      9. Turn off flame, add cooked macaroni to saucepan and coat with cheese sauce.
    10. 10
      10. Transfer to an ungreased 2-quart casserole dish.
    11. 11
      11. Sprinkle with desired amount of breadcrumbs.
    12. 12
      12. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until bubbly & top is golden brown.

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    Nutritional Facts for Comforting Macaroni & Cheese

    Serving Size: 1 (171 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 529.1
     
    Calories from Fat 316
    59%
    Total Fat 35.2 g
    54%
    Saturated Fat 21.4 g
    107%
    Cholesterol 100.4 mg
    33%
    Sodium 701.4 mg
    29%
    Total Carbohydrate 38.3 g
    12%
    Dietary Fiber 1.4 g
    5%
    Sugars 2.4 g
    9%
    Protein 15.4 g
    30%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    bacon pieces

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