Favorite Mac and Cheese

Favorite Mac and Cheese

Cool fall nights and warm mac and cheese. Does it get any better than this? Of course it does when you make your mac and cheese with Wisconsin cheddar cold pack cheese!

servings
4

Ingredients










Cooking Instructions

1

Cook macaroni according to package directions until al dente; drain.


2

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 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.


Recipe Tip:
Any brand of Wisconsin cold pack cheese can be used.
cheese iconCheesemonger Tip:
Unlike pasteurized process cheese, no heat may be used to process cold pack cheese; therefore, it should be stored refrigerated. Cold pack cheese maintains more of the natural cheese flavor.

Ingredients










Cooking Instructions

1

Cook macaroni according to package directions until al dente; drain.


2

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 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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