Classic Comfort: Mac & Cheese
Macaroni and cheese, the ultimate comfort food that brings back memories of childhood. This classic recipe combines the creaminess of cheese with the perfect al dente macaroni. It’s a dish that never goes out of style and is loved by kids and adults alike. Whether you’re making it for a family dinner or a potluck, this Mac & Cheese recipe will always be a hit.
- 2 cups elbow macaroni
- 4 cups shredded cheddar cheese
- 2 cups whole milk
- 1/4 cup unsalted butter
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- Boil the macaroni until al dente, then drain and set aside.
- In a large saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Stir in the flour and cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
- Gradually whisk in the milk until the mixture is smooth and begins to thicken.
- Stir in 3 cups of shredded cheddar cheese until melted and smooth.
- Season the cheese sauce with salt and pepper.
- Combine the cooked macaroni and cheese sauce in a baking dish, then sprinkle the remaining cheddar cheese on top.
- Bake at 350°F (175°C) for 30 minutes or until bubbly and golden brown.
- Serve hot and enjoy your Classic Mac & Cheese!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 6 servings
Creamy and cheesy, this Classic Mac & Cheese is the ultimate comfort food that everyone will love.
Nutrition: Calories per serving – 380, Total Fat – 18g, Total Carbohydrates – 35g, Protein – 18g
Mac & Cheese is a timeless classic that never fails to satisfy. The combination of tender macaroni and creamy cheese sauce is simply irresistible. Whether it’s a chilly winter night or a summer BBQ, this dish is always a crowd-pleaser. So, next time you’re in the mood for some comfort food, whip up this Classic Mac & Cheese, and savor every cheesy bite!