Mac & Cheese by freddsters

Mac & Cheese

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Prep

5 min

Cook

35 min

12 servings

US

original

metric

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12 servings

US

original

metric

Ingredients

1 lb box elbow pasta

4 tbsp unsalted butter

¼ cup flour

1 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp onion salt

3 cup whole milk or heavy cream

2 cup mozzarella, shredded or more

2 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded or more

2 cup Colby jack, shredded or more

Salt and pepper to taste

1 tbsp yellow mustard, optional

Directions

Step 1

Bring a large pot of water to a boil, one boiling salt the water, add the pasta and cook for 2 minutes less than package instructions. Drain the pasta and set aside.

1 lb box elbow pasta

Step 2

In a large pan on medium heat, add the butter, once melted, add the flour and spices, cook for 2-3 minutes.

4 tbsp unsalted butter

¼ cup flour

1 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp onion salt

Step 3

Add the whole milk or heavy cream and mix until combined.

3 cup whole milk or heavy cream

Step 4

Turn the pan to a low heat and slowly stir in all of the cheeses, making sure to leave some for topping the Mac and cheese. You should be able to get 2 cups of shredded cheese from 8 oz blocks of cheese but no one is judging you if you want to add more cheese, its the holidays!

2 cup mozzarella, shredded or more

2 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded or more

2 cup Colby jack, shredded or more

Step 5

If using, add the mustard and stir to combine. Taste the cheese sauce and add any seasonings if needed.

1 tbsp yellow mustard, optional

Step 6

In a large bowl, mix together the cheese sauce with the cooked pasta.

Step 7

Set your oven to 350 degrees, add the macaroni to a baking dish, top with the remaining shredded cheeses and bake until the top is bubbly and golden brown.

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