Favorite Macaroni and Cheese

Favorite Macaroni and Cheese

Combine cheddar cold pack cheese and milk to create a creamy sauce in a snap. Toss it with pasta and broccoli for an easy-prep meal on a busy weeknight.

prep time
15
minutes
cook time
50
minutes
servings
4

Ingredients










Cooking Instructions

1

Heat oven to 375°F.


2

Cook macaroni according to package directions until al dente; drain. Meanwhile, arrange broccoli in a steamer basket. Place basket in a saucepan over 1 1/2 inches of water; bring to a boil. Cover and steam for 5-8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Remove and keep warm.


3

Sauté onion in 2 tablespoons butter in a large saucepan until crisp-tender. Reduce heat to low. Gradually whisk in milk, mustard and pepper. Gently bring milk mixture to gentle boil over medium heat, whisking constantly. Reduce heat to low; gradually whisk in cheddar until smooth. Stir in macaroni and broccoli. Remove from the heat.


4

Transfer to a greased 2-quart baking dish. Melt remaining butter; combine with cracker crumbs. Sprinkle crumbs over macaroni mixture. Bake for 25-30 minutes until bubbly. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.


Ingredients










Cooking Instructions

1

Heat oven to 375°F.


2

Cook macaroni according to package directions until al dente; drain. Meanwhile, arrange broccoli in a steamer basket. Place basket in a saucepan over 1 1/2 inches of water; bring to a boil. Cover and steam for 5-8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Remove and keep warm.


3

Sauté onion in 2 tablespoons butter in a large saucepan until crisp-tender. Reduce heat to low. Gradually whisk in milk, mustard and pepper. Gently bring milk mixture to gentle boil over medium heat, whisking constantly. Reduce heat to low; gradually whisk in cheddar until smooth. Stir in macaroni and broccoli. Remove from the heat.


4

Transfer to a greased 2-quart baking dish. Melt remaining butter; combine with cracker crumbs. Sprinkle crumbs over macaroni mixture. Bake for 25-30 minutes until bubbly. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.


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