If you are a mac and cheese aficionado, you will love this recipe! Toss the blue box and make this easy homemade version filled with pasta, and flavorful cheese sauce. This is a simple and delicious pasta dish that comes together in under 45 minutes, and is guaranteed to please your family. Smart Recipes, American,Vegetarian Recipes, Dairy Recipes, Recipes Dairy American,Vegetarian Classic Macaroni and Cheese Classic Macaroni and Cheese Recipe | CHEFBear.net PT45M Serves 4 2 Tablespoons All- Purpose Flour 1/4 Cup Frozen Peas 2 Tablespoons Butter 2 Cups Milk 1/2 Teaspoon Salt & Freshly Ground Black Pepper 1/4 Teaspoon Ground Red Pepper 1/2 Pound Elbow Macaroni 1 Cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese Cook the macaroni until al dente, drain and rinse under cold water to stop the cooking process. In a Dutch oven, melt butter over medium-low heat. Add flour and whisk for 2 minutes until smooth. Gradually stir in milk and keep whisking for 5 minutes, or until thickened. Turn off heat and add pasta, cheddar cheese, frozen peas, salt & pepper. Allow the macaroni & cheese to rest for 5 minutes before serving.

Classic Macaroni and Cheese

Classic Macaroni and Cheese Recipe


If you are a mac and cheese aficionado, you will love this recipe! Toss the blue box and make this easy homemade version filled with pasta, and flavorful cheese sauce. This is a simple and delicious pasta dish that comes together in under 45 minutes, and is guaranteed to please your family.

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Recipe Information

Flavor Profile

American,Vegetarian

Protein

Dairy

Category

Main Dishes

Serves

4

Total Time

45 Minutes

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Ingredients

      • 2 Tablespoons All- Purpose Flour
      • 1/4 Cup Frozen Peas
      • 2 Tablespoons Butter
      • 2 Cups Milk
      • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt & Freshly Ground Black Pepper
      • 1/4 Teaspoon Ground Red Pepper
      • 1/2 Pound Elbow Macaroni
      • 1 Cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese

Directions

  1. Cook the macaroni until al dente, drain and rinse under cold water to stop the cooking process.
  2. In a Dutch oven, melt butter over medium-low heat. Add flour and whisk for 2 minutes until smooth. Gradually stir in milk and keep whisking for 5 minutes, or until thickened. Turn off heat and add pasta, cheddar cheese, frozen peas, salt & pepper.
  3. Allow the macaroni & cheese to rest for 5 minutes before serving.



Nutrition & Cost Facts

Calories

470 kcal

Carbs

52 g

Fat

19 g

Protein

19 g

Cost Per Serving

$0.69

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