Sunday, March 18, 2012

Baked Macaroni and Cheese

My kids love macaroni like most kids do. So over the last year or so I've been trying different recipe for homemade macaroni and this is the one I like the best. It's from Taste of Homes again and it was a big hit with the kiddos! Give it a try with your kids and take a break from the blue box :)

Baked Macaroni and Cheese
4 cups uncooked pasta (Penne is pictured above)
1/4 cup butter, cubed
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
4 cups milk (the recipe calls for 2% but I've used all kinds)
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1/4 tsp. ground mustard
1/4 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
Dash ground nutmeg
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup Velveeta

Cook pasta according to package directions. In a large saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour until it make a smooth paste. Gradually add the milk. Stir in salt, pepper, mustard, Worcestershire, and nutmeg. Bring to a boil. Cook until thickened, stirring constantly. Stir in cheeses until melted.

Drain pasta; stir in cheese sauce. Transfer to a 9x13 in. casserole dish. Bake at 350 degrees, uncovered, for 20-25 minutes or until bubbly!

1 comment:

  1. love the posts, but I am REALLY looking forward to conference weekend interviews!