Homestyle Mac and Cheese Perfection
Dive into the ultimate comfort food experience with our Homestyle Mac and Cheese Perfection. Imagine a symphony of rich, creamy cheese sauce perfectly coating each tender macaroni, creating a dish that’s not just a meal but a warm hug for your taste buds.
- 2 cups elbow macaroni
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 4 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
- 2 1/2 cups whole milk
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon paprika
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
- Cook the macaroni according to package instructions; drain and set aside.
- In a saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Stir in the flour until the mixture becomes paste-like.
- Gradually whisk in the milk so that no lumps form, then bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer until the sauce thickens.
- Remove the saucepan from heat and stir in 3 cups of cheddar cheese until smooth.
- Season the cheese sauce with salt, pepper, and paprika. Mix in the cooked macaroni.
- Transfer the mac and cheese to a baking dish and sprinkle the remaining cheddar cheese on top.
- Bake for 30 minutes or until the cheese is bubbly and golden.
Total Time: 45 minutes
Yield: 6 servings
Indulge in the creamy delight of our Homestyle Mac and Cheese Perfection. It’s a classic recipe that brings generations together, making every bite a nostalgic journey to the heart of comfort.
Nutritional Information: Calories – 450, Fat – 22g, Carbohydrates – 40g, Protein – 20g
Conclude your culinary adventure with a bowl of Homestyle Mac and Cheese Perfection. Share the joy with friends and family, and savor the timeless taste that never goes out of style.