Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins
This is what I grew up with. Its not baked, just done on the stove top. Me and the kids love it.
- 4 cups whole milk or 4 cups half-and-half
- 1⁄4 cup cornstarch
- 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
- 1 lb sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
- 1 lb macaroni, cooked and drained
- salt and pepper, to taste
- 1 cup cubed monterey jack cheese
- chili powder (optional)
- garlic salt (optional)
- chopped fresh onion (optional)
- Mix cornsartch with a little of the milk till desolved.
- In Large saucepan or dutch oven, add remaining milk, and cornstarch mixture and mustard.
- Stir and cook over med heat to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 1 minute.
- Remove from heat.
- Stir in shredded cheddar cheese and stir until melted.
- Stir in cooked macaroni noodles.
- Stir in cubed monterey Jack cheese
- Optional additions:.
- Sprinkle individual servings with chili powder and garlic salt.
- Top with fresh chopped onions.
We made as directed, using white cheddar cheese, and just omitted the garlic powder. At first, we didn't care too much for this dish, and it was not going over too well with the crowd here. So we put it in the oven for 30 minutes. Much better. Everyone liked it.