Best Mac and Cheese


You can make this ahead, put it in the fridge and then just add some time to your bake time, and it does taste AMAZING, but for optimal results, make it, bake it, and eat it

Best Mac and Cheese

  • 1 lb . pasta of your choice)
  • ½ c . butter
  • ½ c . flour
  • 4 c . milk
  • 6 c . freshly shredded your choice of cheese
  • 1 Tbl salt
  • 1 Tbl pepper
  • 2 Tbl butter
  • ½ c . panko bread crumbs
  1. Boil pasta in salted water according to package directions.
  2. Melt butter in large saucepan over medium heat.
  3. Sprinkle in flour and whisk and cook 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add in salt and pepper.
  5. Slowly pour in 4 c. milk whisking until smooth and heating to a low boil until thickened.
  6. Do not stop until thick. Remove from heat.
  7. Grease a 9×13″ baking dish and add the hot pasta to the dish.
  8. Over the top sprinkle 6 c. of freshly shredded cheese.
  9. Pour the thickened cream sauce over the hot pasta and cheese and let it sit until the cheese melts.
  10. Stir everything together.
  11. Melt 2 T. butter over medium heat.
  12. Add in panko bread crumbs, stirring constantly 3-5 minutes or until golden brown.
  13. Pour over the mac and cheese.
  14. Bake in a preheated 325 degree oven 12-15 minutes.
  15. Source: That Which Nourishes


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