Homemade Mac & Cheese



Homemade Mac & Cheese

Mac and cheese is the ultimate comfort food, and making it from scratch is a rewarding experience. This creamy, cheesy delight will have your taste buds dancing with joy. Here’s how to whip up a batch of homemade mac and cheese that’s sure to please both kids and adults alike.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups elbow macaroni
  • 4 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika

Instructions

  1. Boil the macaroni according to package instructions, then drain and set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the flour and whisk continuously for about 2 minutes until it turns golden brown.
  3. Slowly pour in the milk while whisking to create a smooth sauce. Cook for a few minutes until it thickens.
  4. Stir in 3 cups of cheddar cheese until melted and smooth.
  5. Season the cheese sauce with salt, pepper, and paprika to taste.
  6. Add the cooked macaroni to the cheese sauce and stir until well coated.
  7. Transfer the mac and cheese to a baking dish and sprinkle the remaining cheddar cheese on top.
  8. Broil for 2-3 minutes until the cheese is bubbly and golden.
  9. Serve hot and enjoy your homemade mac and cheese!

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

Creamy and delicious homemade mac and cheese that’s perfect for any occasion.

Nutrition Information: Calories per serving – 450, Fat – 25g, Carbohydrates – 35g, Protein – 18g

Mac and cheese is a classic dish that never goes out of style. Whether you’re serving it as a side dish or as the main course, this homemade version will impress your family and friends. The rich and creamy cheese sauce paired with perfectly cooked macaroni is a match made in heaven. So, the next time you’re craving comfort food, give this homemade mac and cheese recipe a try. It’s sure to become a family favorite!

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