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    Simple Stove Top Macaroni and Cheese

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    Lori Mama's Note:

    I saw this simple recipe being made on the CBC Network "Best Recipes Ever" program. I just made a slight adjustment.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In large saute pan, over medium heat, cook the onions in the butter until softened.
    2. 2
      Add the flour and cook for 3 minutes.
    3. 3
      Add the mustard and cayenne.
    4. 4
      Continue cooking for another 2 minutes.
    5. 5
      Pour in the hot milk, whisk and simmer until thickened.
    6. 6
      Stir in the cheese.
    7. 7
      Taste for seasonings.
    8. 8
      Combine the sauce and the macaroni, along with the parsley.
    9. 9
      Let stand 5 minutes off the heat with the lid on.
    10. 10
      Serve.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 04, 2013

      55

      This gets 5 stars just for ease of prep. It's such a nice creamy, cheesy recipe for those nights when you need something fast and warm. I can see all kinds of possibilities for this. Maybe add some garlic to the onions, some chopped ham, or even topping w/more grated cheese and toasting in the oven for a few minutes. YUM!! Liked the addition of the mustard and cayeene pepper and think you could use a mix of differant cheeses. This time I made as directed with the exception of using bow tie mac as I didn't have elbow here. We'll be using this one often I can tell. Made for Every Days a Holiday tag game 2013

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    • on March 14, 2012

      45

      This is a different take on macaroni and cheese. Made as written and must say the onion, Dijon mustard and parsley give this a unique delicious flavor, however I'm not a fan of cheddar cheese in macaroni and cheese, so next time I will use Velveeta or Swiss cheese. Thanks, made for March 2012 Photo Tag.

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    • on February 02, 2012

      55

      I made this last week for supper and it was really good, although DH added a generous splash of Frank's Red Hot to his serving - too bland for him! I just used regular dijon and a mixture of different cheeses that I had on hand, since I only had a tiny bit of cheddar and didn't feel like making a trip to the store. We had enough for two meals and it reheats really well. Thanks for sharing, Lori!

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    Nutritional Facts for Simple Stove Top Macaroni and Cheese

    Serving Size: 1 (253 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1100.7
     
    Calories from Fat 535
    48%
    Total Fat 59.4 g
    91%
    Saturated Fat 36.9 g
    184%
    Cholesterol 183.3 mg
    61%
    Sodium 933.7 mg
    38%
    Total Carbohydrate 91.2 g
    30%
    Dietary Fiber 3.9 g
    15%
    Sugars 4.3 g
    17%
    Protein 49.7 g
    99%

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    stone ground dijon mustard

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