Macaroni and Cheese for Everyone #Foodie #Recipes
Recipe type: Pasta
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Serves: 8 servings
A culinary delight enjoyed by both adults and children.
  • 1 Cup Chopped Onion
  • 2 TBS Unsalted Butter
  • 2 TBS All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 Cups Milk
  • 1 TBS Dijon-Style Mustard
  • 3 Cups (12 ounces) Extra-Sharp Cheddar Cheese Shredded
  • ⅛ TSP Ground Nutmeg
  • ½ TSP Hot Pepper Sauce
  • Salt and Pepper to Taste
  • 16 Ounces Elbow Macaroni or other Small Pasta
  • 2 TBS Parmigiano-Reggiano
  • Bread Crumbs (Optional)
  1. Melt butter in a large saucepan on low heat.
  2. Add onion and cook until soft, not brown. About 5-7 minutes.
  3. Stir in flour.
  4. Remove from heat and whisk in milk.
  5. Return to stove-top and cook over medium heat until the mixture bubbles and becomes thick.
  6. Remove from heat again, stir in mustard, 10 ounces of cheddar cheese, nutmeg, and hot pepper sauce.
  7. Season with salt and pepper.
  8. Cook pasta according to package. Drain and rinse. Stir into cheese sauce.
  9. Add to baking dish or dishes.
  10. Top with remaining cheddar, Parmigiano-Reggiano, and bread crumbs.
  11. Bake in oven in 400 degree preheated oven for 20 minutes or until mixture bubbles and edges are golden brown.
Recipe by Be Your Best Mom at