Rachel's Fancy Macaroni and Cheese

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by specialbekah

A twist on the classic. Swiss cheese gives it a bite and mozzarella gives it stretchy, gooey, creaminess that is irresistible. A friend of mine who is a macaroni and cheese connoisseur made this for me and I had craved it since! The other day I finally made it myself and, wow! It was every bit as good as I remembered. I asked my husband if he ate the rest of the leftovers (I had wanted them) and this is what he said : "yes. :( It was so good and it doesn't kill me to say it- make that again" LOL-he is the pickiest man I have EVER met and he liked it, so give this a try!

Top Review by JosShavaughn

I used this recipe to make my first ever homemade mac and cheese. I have to say, it was quite good. I think it needed a little more flavor, but I think I just didn't mix the ingredients well enough. Like I said this was my first try, and so I wasn't sure how to get the liquid/spice mixture to be "smooth", so I admit mine was a little lumpy, but again, I think that was just my fault. I will make it again, and gain some experience and I think this will become a family favorite... whenever I have a family. I'm a single 24 year old college student teaching myself to cook/cook better.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375.
  2. Mix Swiss and mozzarella cheeses together.
  3. Melt butter in medium saucepan.
  4. Stir in flour, salt, mustard, and pepper until smooth.
  5. Remove from heat and slowly stir in milk until mixture is smooth.
  6. Place back on heat and stir constantly until mixture is thickened.
  7. Remove from heat and stir in 2 cups of cheese.
  8. Combine the cheese mixture with prepared noodles and place in a greased 2 quart casserole dish.
  9. Sprinkle the remaining cup of cheese on top.
  10. Bake at 375 for about 25 minutes or until slightly browned on top.

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