Homestyle Macaroni and Cheese

Recipe by Lennie
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Cook macaroni (1/2 pound= 2 cups dry) until just al dente.
  • You can use elbows for a traditional look, but try scoobi-doo-- it works well in this recipe.
  • Drain pasta well.
  • While the mac is boiling, melt the 1/4-cup butter in a large pot.
  • Whisk in the flour.
  • Over med heat, whisk until smooth and bubbly (only about a minute).
  • Stir in milk, cream cheese, salt, pepper& mustard.
  • Keep cooking and stirring until sauce is thickened-- about three or four minutes.
  • Cut the block of cheddar into half-inch cubes.
  • Add drained macaroni and cubed cheddar& combine well.
  • Pour into a casserole sprayed with Pam.
  • In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients and sprinkle over top.
  • Dust with paprika if desired.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until top is golden brown and casserole is heated through.
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