Baked Macaroni and Pimento Cheese

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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook macaroni according to the package; drain.
  • Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a large skillet over medium heat, melt the butter.
  • Whisk in flour gradually until smooth. Cook, whisking constantly, for 1 minute.
  • Gradually, whisk in the milk, salt, cayenne pepper and garlic powder. Cook,.
  • while whisking frequently for 3-5 minutes or until thickened.
  • Add cheddar cheese and pimentos; cook until cheese is melted and sauce is smooth.
  • Remove from heat and stir in pasta.
  • In a baking dish with cooking spray (9-by-13 in.), spoon pasta mixture.
  • In a bowl, add parmesan cheese and bread crumbs. Sprinkle over pasta mixture.
  • Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden and bubbly!
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