Creamy Macaroni and CheeseFrom myszreesey 6 years ago
- 1 tablespoon salt shopping list
- 1 pound elbow, shell or other bite-size shaped pasta shopping list
- 2 (12 fluid ounce) cans evaporated milk shopping list
- 1 cup chicken broth shopping list
- 3 tablespoons butter shopping list
- 1/3 cup flour shopping list
- 1 1/2 tablespoons Dijon mustard shopping list
- 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese shopping list
- Freshly ground black pepper shopping list
- 1 pound grated extra-sharp cheddar cheese shopping list
How to make it
- Bring 2 quarts of water to boil in large soup kettle. Add salt and pasta. Using package directions as a guide, cook until al dente. Drain. To prevent sticking, drain and immediately pour onto a large lipped baking sheet and let cool while preparing sauce.
- Meanwhile, microwave the milk and chicken broth in a 4-cup Pyrex measuring cup or bowl until hot and steamy (not boiling). Melt butter in the empty pasta pot; whisk in flour, then hot milk mixture. Continue to whisk until thick and bubbly, 3 to 4 minutes. Whisk in mustard, Parmesan and pepper. Turn off heat, stir in cheddar until melted.
- Add drained pasta (and optional flavoring ingredients, see notes) to sauce, and stir until everything is well combined over low heat. Stir to heat through, and thin with a little water if the sauce is too thick. Serve hot.
The Cookmyszreesey Auburn, NY
The Rating4 people
The evaporated milk in this is the secret - it makes the most creamy, smooth cheese sauces. Thanks for sharing! - Nataliefizzle3nat in Waterville loved it
Nothing says comfort than a great macaroni and cheese dish! High5!elgab89 in Toronto loved it
Does look creamy and I like the variations you added. Great post!mamalou in Attleboro loved it
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