Cheddar Mac and Cheese

Cheddar Mac and Cheese

Enjoy this classic macaroni and cheese recipe that is ready in 40 minutes - perfect for an Italian dinner.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1
package (7 ounces) elbow macaroni (2 cups)
1/4
cup margarine or butter
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/4
teaspoon ground mustard (dry)
1/4
teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
2
cups milk
2
cups shredded or cubed sharp Cheddar cheese (8 ounces)
  1. Heat oven to 350ยบ. Grease 2-quart casserole. Cook and drain macaroni as directed on package.
  2. Melt margarine in 3-quart saucepan over medium heat. Stir in flour, salt, pepper, mustard and Worcestershire sauce. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture is smooth and bubbly. Gradually stir in milk. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute.
  3. Stir in cheese until melted. Stir in macaroni until well coated. Spoon into casserole. Bake uncovered 20 to 25 minutes or until hot in center.
Makes 4 servings
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Make It Your Way
For a crunchy twist to this comfort classic, toss 1 1/4 cups of coarse bread crumbs with 2 tablespoons melted margarine or butter. Spread the bread crumb mixture over the casserole, and bake as directed.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 605
    • (Calories from Fat 305),
  • Total Fat 34g
    • (Saturated Fat 16g,),
  • Cholesterol 70mg;
  • Sodium 860mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 51g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
  • Protein 26g;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.