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Best Ever Mac and Cheese

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by: Cannella Vita






I tried some of the most popular mac and cheese recipes on the web and this was by far the best!




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ingredients

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serves: 6

12 oz pasta (I used a combination of elbow macaroni and egg noodles)

6 tbsp butter

2 tbsp flour

1 cup milk

1/4 cup heaping shredded Parmesan cheese

3/4 cup heaping grated cheddar cheese

1/2 cup buttery crackers, crushed (I used Honey Wheat Ritz)

2 tbsp melted butter

Nutrition Facts
Best Ever Mac and Cheese

Servings Per Recipe: 6

Amount per Serving

Calories: 371

  • Total Fat: 25.5 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 15.8 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 72.9 mg
  • Sodium: 368 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.5 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 4 g
  •     Sugars: 0.2 g
  • Protein: 10.6 g
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preparation

6c1de40d7f9ce71fbf06691122358e9cd505cd7b.jpg 1.  Cook macaroni according to package directions, drain.

2.  In a medium saucepan, melt 6 tbsp. butter over medium heat. Whisk constantly as it foams and then small brown flecks form. Immediately whisk in flour.

3.  Add milk and continue to whisk over medium heat until smooth and thickened.

4.  Whisk in cheeses until smooth and not clumpy.

5.  Turn off heat. Pour cheese over cooked macaroni.

6.  Prepare a large casserole/baking dish by spraying with non-stick cooking spray. Pour macaroni and cheese in.

7.  Stir 2 tbsp. butter with the crackers. Sprinkle over the top of the mac'n'cheese.

8.  Bake on middle rack of your oven on broil for 5-8 minutes (watch carefully to make sure it doesn't burn!).

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