Are you fond of cooking and eating those mac and cheese recipes that came from a box?
It is about time that you give up mac and cheese out of a box! Creating your very own baked mac and cheese from scratch is more than easy!
How To Make Homemade Baked Mac and Cheese Recipe
Do you want to know how? Let’s get started! It’s time to make moms homemade baked mac and cheese recipe!
You will need:
- 1 package of elbow macaroni
- 2 tablespoons of flour
- 2 tablespoons of butter
- ½ teaspoon of salt
- 2 cups of milk
- ¼ teaspoon of ground red pepper
- ½ teaspoon of ground black pepper
- a block of Cheddar Cheese
Take a look at the packaging of the elbow macaroni. Cook the pasta, following the instructions indicated in the packaging.
Place a sauce pan over medium heat. Put the block of butter and melt it. Add in the flour and whisk until it becomes smooth. Cook while whisking from time to time. Do this for two minutes. Add in the milk gradually. Cook for 5 minutes, with constant whisking. The mixture must thicken. Remove the pan from the stove.
Add in the red and black pepper into the pan. Add a cup of shredded cheddar cheese and the cooked macaroni. Mix everything properly but gently.
Lightly grease your baking dish. Once the mixture is mixed thoroughly, spoon the pasta into the dish. Place the remaining amount of cheddar cheese on top of the pasta mixture.
Bake the pasta mixture at 400 degrees. Bake for 20 minutes or until the pasta mixture becomes bubbly. Take the dish off from the oven. Set it aside and allow it to stand for about 10 minutes.
Serve this warm. It is recommended that you serve this with side dish like meat toppings or garlic bread, whatever you wish!
So, you see– making and cooking a baked mac and cheese recipe is not that difficult! In addition to that, it will also not take a lot of your time. In fact, preparation of ingredients will take just 15 minutes, cooking will take just seven minutes. All in all, you only have to spend less than an hour for this yummy recipe!
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