Baked Mac and Cheese Perfection
If you’re on the hunt for the ultimate comfort food, look no further than this mouthwatering Baked Mac and Cheese Perfection recipe. Whether you’re serving it up for a family dinner or a cozy night in, this dish is sure to be a hit.
- 2 cups elbow macaroni
- 3 cups shredded cheddar cheese
- 2 cups milk
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon paprika
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
- Cook the macaroni according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
- In a saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Stir in the flour until well combined to create a roux.
- Gradually whisk in the milk until the mixture is smooth and begins to thicken.
- Add 2 1/2 cups of shredded cheddar cheese, salt, pepper, paprika, and garlic powder. Stir until the cheese is melted and the sauce is creamy.
- Combine the cooked macaroni with the cheese sauce, then transfer to a greased baking dish.
- Sprinkle the remaining 1/2 cup of cheddar cheese and breadcrumbs over the top.
- Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for 25-30 minutes or until the top is golden and the cheese is bubbly.
- Let it cool for a few minutes before serving. Enjoy!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Indulge in the creamy, cheesy goodness of Baked Mac and Cheese Perfection. It’s the ultimate comfort food that’ll have everyone coming back for seconds.
Nutrition: (per serving) Calories: 380, Fat: 21g, Carbohydrates: 30g, Protein: 17g
Whether you’re sharing it with friends at a potluck or simply enjoying a cozy night in, this Baked Mac and Cheese Perfection recipe will leave everyone craving more. So, roll up your sleeves and get ready to savor the cheesy, comforting delight that is homemade mac and cheese. Your taste buds will thank you!