THE Mac and Cheese
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THE Mac and Cheese -- enough said
Recipe type: Meals
Cuisine: American
Serves: 10-12 servings
Grocery List
  • 1 lb. pasta of your choice
  • ½ c. butter
  • ½ c. flour
  • 4 c. milk
  • 6 c. freshly shredded sharp or white Cheddar
  • ½ T. Kosher or sea salt
  • ½ T. pepper
  • 2 T. butter
  • ½ c. panko bread crumbs
Here's how...
  1. Boil pasta in salted water according to package directions.
  2. Melt butter in large saucepan over medium heat. Sprinkle in flour and whisk and cook 2-3 minutes. Add in salt and pepper.
  3. Slowly pour in 4 c. milk whisking until smooth and heating to a low boil until thickened. Do not stop whisking and cooking until thick. Remove from heat.
  4. Grease a 9x13" baking dish and add the hot pasta to the dish. Over the top sprinkle 6 c. of freshly shredded cheese.
  5. Pour the thickened cream sauce over the hot pasta and cheese and let it sit until the cheese melts. Stir everything together.
  6. Melt 2 T. butter over medium heat. Add in panko bread crumbs, stirring constantly 3-5 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Sprinkle the breadcrumbs over the mac and cheese.
  8. Bake in a preheated 325 degree oven 12-15 minutes.
Recipe by That Which Nourishes at