Creamy Mac and Cheese

 

 

Creamy Mac and Cheese

The ultimate crowd pleasing food in the richest, creamiest sauce.

 

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Creamy Mac and Cheese

Ingredients

  • 1 lb . pasta of your choice
  • ½ c . butter
  • ½ c . flour
  • 4 c . milk
  • 6 c . freshly shredded sharp or white Cheddar
  • 1 T . salt
  • 1 T . pepper
  • 2 T . butter
  • ½ c . panko bread crumbs
  • Parsley optional

Instructions

  1. Boil pasta in salted water according to package directions.
  2. Melt butter in large saucepan over medium heat. Sprinkle in flour and whisk and cook 2-3 minutes. Add in salt and pepper.
  3. Slowly pour in 4 c. milk whisking until smooth and heating to a low boil until thickened. Do not stop until thick. Remove from heat.
  4. Grease a 9x13" baking dish and add the hot pasta to the dish. Over the top sprinkle 6 c. of freshly shredded cheese.
  5. Pour the thickened cream sauce over the hot pasta and cheese and let it sit until the cheese melts. Stir everything together.
  6. Melt 2 T. butter over medium heat. Add in panko bread crumbs, stirring constantly 3-5 minutes or until golden brown. Pour over the mac and cheese.
  7. Bake in a preheated 325 degree oven 12-15 minutes.
  8. Sprinkle parsley over top if desired,