Family-Favorite Macaroni and Cheese

Family-Favorite Macaroni and Cheese

Homemade macaroni and cheese has never been easier! Your family will love the rich flavor loaded with real cheese and baked right in your oven.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

50

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

2
cups uncooked elbow macaroni (7 ounces)
1/4
cup butter or margarine
1/4
cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/4
teaspoon ground mustard
1/4
teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
2
cups milk
2
cups shredded or cubed Cheddar cheese (8 ounces)
  1. Heat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Cook macaroni as directed on package.
  3. While macaroni is cooking, melt butter in 3-quart saucepan over low heat. Stir in flour, salt, pepper, mustard and Worcestershire sauce. Cook over medium low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is smooth and bubbly; remove from heat. Stir in milk. Heat to boiling, stirring constanly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Stir in cheese. Cook, stirring occasionally, until cheese is melted.
  4. Drain macaroni. Gently stir macaroni into cheese sauce. Pour into ungreased 2-quart casserole. Bake uncovered 20 to 25 minutes or until bubbly.
Makes 6 servings (about 3/4 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Time Saver
Purchase the cheese already shredded in an 8-ounce package.
Variation
And this is just the beginning! While stirring the cooked macaroni into the cheese sauce, try adding sliced ripe or green olives or bite-size pieces of cooked vegetables, hot dogs or cooked sausage.
Variation
Add a 4-ounce can of chopped green chilies, drained, for a perked-up version of mac and cheese.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 400
    • (Calories from Fat 200 ),
  • Total Fat 22 g
    • (Saturated Fat 11 g,),
  • Cholesterol 45 mg;
  • Sodium 560 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 34 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1 g,
  • Protein 17 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 1 Milk;
    • 1 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.