Copeland's Restaurant Macaroni and Cheese

"Copeland's is a restaurant in Louisiana."
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  • Prepare macaroni.
  • In large saucepan, melt 4 tablespoons butter.
  • Whisk in the flour; cook over medium heat, whisking constantly, 2 minutes.
  • Gradually whisk in milk.
  • Bring to a boil over medium high heat.
  • Reduce heat; simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until slightly thickened.
  • Preheat broiler.
  • Grease shallow 2 1/2 to 3 quart baking dish.
  • Remove sauce from heat; whisk in 2 cups of cheese, salt, mustard, pepper, and hot sauce until smooth.
  • Stir into macaroni until noodles are evenly coated.
  • Pour into prepared baking dish; sprinkle with remaining cheese, dot with remaining butter, then sprinkle with paprika.
  • Broil 2 inches from heat for 5 minutes or until bubbly and browned.
  • Garnish with parsley, if desired.

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  1. Amber
    I've made this twice before as written, and it was okay. Last night I made it again and doubled the spices and it tasted much better.
  2. Jean W.
    This is delicious . We love eating at Copelands and they put there recipe's on the Internet
  3. kellychris
    We found this macaroni VERY cheesy. I substituted spiral rotini for the pasta. Be sure to use your favorite hot sauce, b/c the taste will make a difference.
  4. judiemeador
    This is the BEST macaroni and cheese. I made four different macaroni and cheese recipes and froze them. When I ate this, I knew it was superior, but the label was gone so I had to search through about 20 recipes to find the mac and cheese that required 10 min of stovetop cooking of the sauce. This has an old fashioned cheesy taste. Just thinking about it makes my mouth water. Thanks for posting it.


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