Scrumptious Macaroni and Cheese Casserole
To help celebrate #NationalMacAndCheeseDay, on July 14th, here is a delicious recipe to try at home.
Prep: 15 minutes Cook: 40 minutes
8 oz uncooked elbow macaroni 3 cups milk 1/4 cup butter 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Bring a medium pot of water to boil and add macaroni. Sprinkle with salt to season the pasta.
Remove pasta from the heat when it is done and drain.
In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat.
Add flour to thicken.
Stir with a whisk until the flour turns a golden brown, approximately 1-2 minutes.
Add the milk and continue to whisk, removing any lumps.
Add salt and pepper.
Cook over medium heat until sauce thickens and begins to bubble.
Add cheeses. Stir until melted and smooth. Remove from heat.
Add pasta to cheese sauce and stir.
Grease a 2-quart baking dish and add pasta
Bake 20-25 minutes or until browned.
Sprinkle with breadcrumbs and return to bake for 5 more minutes.