Fanny Farmer's Macaroni & Cheese - a Little Lighter Version

Total Time
50mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is the way I make Fannie's Mac & Cheese. It is by far my favorite comfort food and I hope you enjoy this slightly lighter variation.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Cook and drain pasta according to instructions for al dente pasta.
  3. In a very large sauce pan melt butter (the pan must be large enough to hold all of the sauce and the pasta).
  4. Add flour mixed with salt, pepper and onion powder, use a wisk to stir until blended and cook for 1 minute.
  5. Pour both milks in slowly and stir constantly.
  6. Bring to boiling and stir constantly for 2 minutes.
  7. Reduce heat and cook for an additional 10 minutes, stirring constantly.
  8. Add worcestershire sauce.
  9. Add shredded cheese little by little, continuing to stir.
  10. Add sour cream and simmer and stir until all cheese is melted and cream is incorporated.
  11. Turn off flame and add cooked pasta to the saucepan and use a spatula to fold the pasta into the sauce and cover all of the pasta.
  12. Transfer the pasta & cheese sauce to a buttered 13x9 baking dish.
  13. Sprinkle with breadcrumbs.
  14. Bake 20 minutes until the top is golden brown.