Kittencal's Creamy Macaroni and Cheese

READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Grease a medium casserole dish.
  • Cook the pasta in a pot of boiling salted water until al dente (do not overcook the pasta) drain but do not rinse.
  • Place in a bowl and mix with 2 tablespoons butter to prevent sticking; set aside.
  • Melt 4 tablespoons (1/4 cup) butter in a large saucepan over medium heat.
  • Add in minced garlic, onion powder, mustard powder and cayenne pepper; stir with a wooden spoon for about 3-4 minutes.
  • Add in flour and stir for 1 minute.
  • Slowly add cream and cook stirring constantly over medium until bubbly and thickened.
  • Reduce heat and add in both cheeses; mix until melted and smooth.
  • Season with salt and black pepper to taste.
  • Add in the cooked pasta and toss to combine.
  • Transfer to baking dish.
  • Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  • Bake 350 degrees F for about 20-25 minutes.
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