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Baked Macaroni and Cheese

There is so much cheesy goodness in this Baked Macaroni and Cheese recipe!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 365kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cups mild cheddar
  • 1 cup mozzarella
  • 2 cups milk
  • 5 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 3 tbsp flour 
  • Fresh parsley to garnish 
  • 1 1/2 cups elbow macaroni 

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. 
  • Cook noodles until slightly tender but not fully cooked. About 7 minutes.Drain.
  • Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add flour and whisk for about 1-2 minutes until slightly brown. Add milk and continue to whisk occasionally for 6 minutes. Add cheese and stir well to combine. Remove from heat.
  • Stir in noodles and then pour into an 8x8 or 9x13 baking dish. Bake uncovered for 20 minutes. Place the broiler on high and move the macaroni and cheese to the top of the oven.
  • Carefully watch as the cheese starts to brown and then remove. 
  • Garnish with fresh parsley and serve. 

Notes

  1. Store remaining leftovers in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 3 days. 

Nutrition

Calories: 365kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 66mg | Sodium: 645mg | Potassium: 177mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 698IU | Calcium: 351mg | Iron: 1mg
**Nutrition facts are based on my best estimation for this recipe. They may not be accurate depending on what brands you use or modifications you might make to the recipe. For most accurate calculations, I recommend using a nutrition calculator with the exact brands and measurements you use with the recipe.
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