Recipe: The Best Homemade Mac and Cheese Ever

I’m not kidding, this stuff is the bomb. This is by far the best homemade mac and cheese in the world. This is my moms recipe and once I had it I started making it all the time. Adults and kids alike are bound to love it and picky eaters will gobble it down.

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Ingredients-

1/4 cup butter.

1 cup diced onions.

1/2 cup flour.

3 cups milk.

2 tbs Dijon mustard.

Dash of nutmeg

Salt and pepper to taste.

3/4 p0und elbow pasta.

Lots of Parmesan cheese. I always get the big bottle.

1 pound of Vermont White Cheddar cheese. You can find this at Costco or if you’re not near a Costco just get extra sharp cheddar cheese, which is what I used this time.

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Directions-

Melt butter over medium heat.

Add onions and cook until translucent.

Stir in the flour until smooth.

Gradually add milk.

Cook and stir for 2 minutes.

Stir in mustard, nutmeg, salt and pepper while still hot.

Reduce heat and stir constantly until sauce thickens for about 5 minutes.

Cook pasta in rapidly boiling water while you’re doing the above steps. Drain the pasta and add the sauce.

Transfer to a shallow buttered dish.

Top with the shredded cheddar cheese and then LOTS of Parmesan cheese on top of that. I’m big on cheese so I cover that baby in Parmesan cheese. It bakes so well and gets an amazing and delicious cheesy crunch on top so don’t skimp.

Bake it for 20 minutes in a 400 degree oven.

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I promise you will make this time and time again. Enjoy!

 

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