Mom’s Favorite Baked Mac and Cheese

Mom’s Favorite Baked Mac and Cheese This is a macaroni and cheese I first made 3 years ago when I was in California. When I got back to Texas I made it for my mom. This is now her favorite baked macaroni and cheese. She begs me to make it when I come to visit.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 10 mins

    COOK : 45 mins

    TOTAL : 10 mins

    SERVING : 6

    YIELD : 6 servings

Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

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  • Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Saute onion for 2 minutes. Stir in flour and cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Stir in milk, salt, mustard and pepper; cook, stirring frequently, until mixture boils and thickens.

  • Meanwhile, bring a pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add macaroni and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.

  • To the milk mixture add the Cheddar and American cheeses; stir until cheese melts. Combine macaroni and cheese sauce in a 2 quart baking dish; mix well.

  • Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes, or until hot and bubbly. Let cool 10 minutes before serving.

Per Serving: 561 calories; protein 28.3g; carbohydrates 36.5g; fat 33.3g; cholesterol 100.1mg; sodium 1194mg.