Homemade Creamy Mac ‘n Cheese


Homemade Creamy Mac 'n Cheese

Homemade Creamy Mac ‘n Cheese

Create a comforting classic with our Homemade Creamy Mac ‘n Cheese recipe. This dish is the ultimate comfort food, perfect for cozy family dinners or when you’re craving some cheesy goodness. With a creamy, velvety cheese sauce that coats every bite of tender macaroni, it’s a crowd-pleaser that’s easy to make at home.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups elbow macaroni
  • 4 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika

Instructions

  1. Boil the macaroni according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat.
  3. Stir in the flour and cook for 1-2 minutes until it forms a smooth paste.
  4. Gradually whisk in the milk until the mixture thickens and becomes smooth.
  5. Reduce heat to low, then add 3 cups of shredded cheddar cheese, stirring until melted and creamy.
  6. Season the cheese sauce with salt, black pepper, and paprika.
  7. Add the cooked macaroni to the sauce, stirring until well coated.
  8. Serve hot, garnished with the remaining cheddar cheese.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Indulge in the ultimate comfort food with our Homemade Creamy Mac ‘n Cheese. This classic recipe is a cheesy delight that’s perfect for any occasion.

Nutrition Information (per serving):

Calories: 550

Total Fat: 32g

Saturated Fat: 19g

Cholesterol: 95mg

Sodium: 650mg

Total Carbohydrates: 40g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Sugars: 7g

Protein: 23g

Create lasting memories with this delicious mac ‘n cheese recipe. Whether it’s a family gathering, a potluck dinner, or a solo indulgence night, our Homemade Creamy Mac ‘n Cheese will always hit the spot. The creamy, cheesy sauce combined with perfectly cooked macaroni makes for a satisfying and comforting dish. Customize it with your favorite cheese blend or add crispy bacon bits for an extra twist. No matter how you enjoy it, this recipe is sure to become a staple in your kitchen. Treat yourself and your loved ones to a taste of nostalgia with this homemade classic.

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