Homestyle Mac ‘n’ Cheese: Creamy Cheesy Goodness
Indulge in the heartwarming embrace of our Homestyle Mac ‘n’ Cheese. With every velvety forkful, you’ll be transported back to cherished family dinners and cozy evenings by the fire. This recipe is the epitome of comfort, a tribute to the traditional mac ‘n’ cheese we all adore.
- 2 cups elbow macaroni
- 1/4 cup unsalted butter
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 2 cups whole milk
- 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
- 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1 cup breadcrumbs
- 2 tablespoons melted butter
- Cook the macaroni according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
- In a saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Stir in the flour to create a roux.
- Slowly whisk in the milk until the mixture thickens.
- Add the cheddar and Parmesan cheeses, mustard, paprika, salt, and pepper. Stir until the cheese is melted and the sauce is smooth.
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
- Combine the cooked macaroni and cheese sauce, then transfer to a baking dish.
- In a small bowl, mix the breadcrumbs and melted butter. Sprinkle this mixture over the mac ‘n’ cheese.
- Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the top is golden and the cheese is bubbling.
- Let it cool slightly before serving.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yields: 6 servings
A timeless recipe for creamy and decadent mac ‘n’ cheese that brings nostalgia to every bite.
Nutrition information: Calories: 450 | Fat: 24g | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 20g
Indulge in the rich and creamy embrace of our Homestyle Mac ‘n’ Cheese, a dish that encapsulates the essence of comfort food. As you savor each spoonful of velvety macaroni bathed in the luscious blend of cheddar and Parmesan cheeses, you’ll find yourself reminiscing about cherished family gatherings and the joy of simple, hearty meals.
Whether it’s a chilly winter evening or a lazy Sunday afternoon, our Homestyle Mac ‘n’ Cheese is the perfect companion. It’s more than a dish; it’s a journey back to the flavors of the past, a celebration of tradition and togetherness. So gather your loved ones, share stories around the table, and let the creamy, cheesy goodness create new memories that will last a lifetime.