Soul-Satisfying Mac ‘n Cheese



Soul-Satisfying Mac ‘n Cheese

If there’s one dish that can instantly transport you to a place of comfort and happiness, it’s the classic Soul-Satisfying Mac ‘n Cheese. This timeless comfort food is the epitome of creamy, cheesy goodness that warms your soul with every bite. Whether you’re indulging in it on a lazy Sunday afternoon or preparing it for a special family gathering, this recipe never fails to delight.

Ingredients

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

Instructions

  1. Cook the macaroni according to the package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Stir in the flour and cook for 1-2 minutes until it forms a paste and starts to turn golden.
  3. Gradually whisk in the milk until the mixture is smooth and thickened.
  4. Stir in 3 cups of shredded cheddar cheese until fully melted and the sauce is creamy.
  5. Season the cheese sauce with salt, pepper, and paprika.
  6. Add the cooked macaroni to the cheese sauce and stir until well combined.
  7. Transfer the mac ‘n cheese to a baking dish and sprinkle the remaining cheddar cheese on top.
  8. Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for 25-30 minutes or until the cheese is bubbly and golden.
  9. Remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before serving.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

Indulge in the ultimate comfort food with this Soul-Satisfying Mac ‘n Cheese recipe. Creamy, cheesy, and incredibly delicious, it’s the perfect dish to warm your heart and soul.

Nutrition: Calories 450 | Fat 20g | Carbs 45g | Protein 20g

Whether you’re serving it as a side dish or enjoying it as the main event, this mac ‘n cheese recipe will have everyone craving seconds. Its rich, velvety sauce and perfectly cooked macaroni make it a true crowd-pleaser. So, gather your loved ones and savor the comforting goodness of this Soul-Satisfying Mac ‘n Cheese. It’s a dish that brings joy to every bite and leaves lasting memories at your table.

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Hi! I’m Margaret!

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