Oven-Baked Mac ‘n Cheese



Oven-Baked Mac ‘n Cheese

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Ingredients

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

Instructions

  1. Cook macaroni according to package instructions; drain.
  2. In a saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour until smooth.
  3. Gradually whisk in milk and bring to a boil. Cook and stir until thickened, about 2 minutes.
  4. Reduce heat; add 3 cups cheese, salt, pepper, paprika, and garlic powder. Stir until cheese is melted.
  5. Combine macaroni and cheese sauce in a greased 2-quart baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  6. Bake, uncovered, at 350°F (175°C) for 30 minutes or until bubbly.
  7. Let it rest for a few minutes before serving. Enjoy!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

Indulge in the creamy and cheesy goodness of this Oven-Baked Mac ‘n Cheese. It’s the ultimate comfort food that’s perfect for family dinners and gatherings. With its rich, gooey cheese sauce and perfectly cooked macaroni, it’s sure to satisfy even the pickiest eaters. Plus, it’s a breeze to make!

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 450, Fat: 22g, Carbohydrates: 43g, Protein: 20g

Indulge in this delightful dish, and your taste buds will thank you!