Monday, September 24, 2018

Magnolia Mac and Cheese

I got the Magnolia cookbook b/c one of my friends had it at her house and I flipped through it and was so impressed by how easy the recipes were, and it turns out (so far), everything I have tried has been A)  Easy, but more importantly B)  Delicious.  The nutmeg in these macaroni really made the flavor pop.  Now....back to my research!
Magnolia Macaroni
Ingredients:  24 oz macaroni noodles, 1/2 c. unsalted butter, 1/4 c. flour, 1 T black pepper, 1 t. salt, 1 t. ground mustard, 1 t. nutmeg, 2 c. milk, 1 lb Velveeta cheese (chopped), 2 c. sharp cheddar cheese (grated), 1 c. Gruyere cheese (shredded)
Instructions:
1.  Boil macaroni in salted water according to package instructions.
2.  In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium heat.  Stir in flour and cook for 1 minute.  Stir in salt, pepper, mustard, and nutmeg.  Add milk and cook until bubbly and thick.  Add Velveeta cheese and Gruyere cheese.  Cook and stir until cheese is melted.  Stir in pasta.
3.  Top with 2 cups of sharp cheddar cheese.  Bake at 350 for 20 minutes until cheese is melted.

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