Homemade Mac and Cheese
Easy to make mac and cheese recipe can be used as a side dish or a meal. Super yummy and easy to make.
- 8 oz. uncooked elbow macaroni (or other pasta)
- 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese (sharp)
- 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
- 3 cups milk
- 1/4 cup butter
- 2 1/2 tablespoons all purpose flour
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1/2 cup bread crumbs
Cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain
In a saucepan, melt 1/4 cup butter (1/2 stick) over medium heat. Stir in enough flour to make a roux (super thick flour sauce). Add milk to roux slowly, stirring constantly. Stir in cheeses, and cook over low heat until cheese is melted and the sauce is a little thick. Put macaroni into large casserole dish, and pour sauce over macaroni. Stir well.
Melt 2 tbsp butter and add breadcrumbs until brown. Spread over the macaroni and cheese to cover.
Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 minutes. Serve.