Friday, September 3, 2010

Macaroni and Cheese: the Right Way



Ingredients

  • 7 ounces macaroni
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
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  • 1 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add macaroni pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  3. In a 3 quart saucepan over medium heat, melt butter and stir in flour. Cook for about 1 minute, until smooth and bubbly; stirring occasionally. Mix in milk, cream cheese, salt, pepper, and Dijon mustard. Continue cooking until sauce is thickened. Add cooked macaroni and Cheddar cheese.
  4. Pour into 2 quart casserole dish. In small bowl mix together bread crumbs, butter and parsley; spread over macaroni and cheese. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown and heated through.

13 comments:

  1. I'm totally making this for dinner tonight. No joke.

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  2. I never liked macaroni and Cheese :c

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  3. Always how I do it. Good werk.

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  5. MUSTARD???

    mind = blown. making this tomorrow.

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  8. So, what exactly is the flour used for?

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  9. I actually followed this earlier tonight and it was delicious

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  11. Hey bro that makes so much sense. I love food ;)

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  12. Very nice recipe, lol. Love it. Return the favor. ;)

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