Basic Macaroni and Cheese

Variant of many basic recipes.

Basic Macaroni and Cheese

Photo by Cynthia D.


  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 2

    tbsp (30 ml) cornstarch

  • 1

    tsp (5 ml) salt

  • ½

    tsp (2 ml) dry mustard (optional)

  • ¼

    tsp (1 ml) pepper

  • 2-½

    cups (600 ml) milk

  • 2

    tbsp (30 ml) Margarine or butter

  • 2

    cups (475 ml) (8 oz shredded American or Cheddar cheese, divided

  • 8

    oz (224 grm). Elbows (about 1 3/4cups), cooked 5 minutes and drained

Directions

In medium saucepan combine corn starch, salt, dry mustard and pepper; stir in milk. Add margarine. Stirring constantly, bring to a boil over medium-high heat and boil 1 minute. Remove from heat. Stir in 1-3/4 cups (425 ml) cheese until melted. Add elbows. Pour into greased 2-quart casserole. Sprinkle with reserved cheese. Bake uncovered in 375 degree (200 C.) oven 25 minutes or until lightly browned.


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