Classic Comfort: Mac & Cheese



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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  1. Boil the macaroni until al dente, then drain and set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Stir in the flour and cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  3. Gradually whisk in the milk until the mixture is smooth and begins to thicken.
  4. Stir in 3 cups of shredded cheddar cheese until melted and smooth.
  5. Season the cheese sauce with salt and pepper.
  6. Combine the cooked macaroni and cheese sauce in a baking dish, then sprinkle the remaining cheddar cheese on top.
  7. Bake at 350°F (175°C) for 30 minutes or until bubbly and golden brown.
  8. 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!

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