Macaroni and Cheese

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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 350 and grease a large 2 to 3 quart baking dish.
  • In a large pot of salted water cook macaroni until still firm, about 4 minutes and drain.
  • Beat the egg in a bowl and set aside.
  • In a large saucepan melt butter over medium-low heat and whisk in flour, stirring constantly, for 5 minutes.
  • Whisk in the milk and mustard until smooth.
  • Cook until very thick, stirring constantly for 5 minutes.
  • Reduce heat to low.
  • Slowly pour 1/4 cup of the sauce into the beaten egg, whisking constantly, to temper the egg.
  • Pour egg mixture back into the sauce.
  • Reserve 1/2 cup of the cheddar and stir in the rest into the sauce until melted. Add the pepper and salts.
  • Stir in the macaroni and pour into the baking dish and top with the reserved cheese.
  • Bake until bubbly or golden, 20 to 25 minutes.
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