Julia Belle's World-Famous Macaroni and Cheese

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by CeeGee

This recipe recently appeared in my electric co-op's magazine as one of the "classic recipes every South Carolina cook should know". I put it here for safe-keeping!

Top Review by Diana M.

I have made this recipe twice and each time for a large group of people. Both times, I received rave reviews. It's great and easy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In saucepan over low heat, mix flour and butter together until blended, making a roux. Cook about 3 minutes. Blend in chicken stock and milk. Continue to cook on low about 6 minutes. When sauce begins to thicken, add garlic, mustard, sea salt, pepper, colby and Parmesan cheeses, and add 3 cups of cheddar cheese (reserve 1 1/2 cups cheddar for topping). Cook about 5 more minutes on low. Set sauce aside while macaroni cooks.
  2. In a pot over high heat, bring water to a boil, and add salt. After salt dissolves, add macaroni. Cook about 8 minutes, stirring occasionally. Drain macaroni noodles, and add them to the sauce.
  3. Place mixture in buttered casserole dish, and top with 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese. Bake at 375 F about 30 minutes or until it reaches an internal temperature of 165°F.

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