Mac and Cheese
The perfect comfort food!
- 8 oz uncooked elbow macaroni
- 1/4 c butter
- 2 1/2 tbsp flour
- 3 c milk
- 3 c cheese (- any combination of sharp cheddar, mozzarella and parmesan)
- 2 tbsp butter
- 3/4 c breadcrumbs
- pinch paprika
Preheat oven to 350F
Butter casserole dish; set aside.
Cook and drain macaroni; set aside.
In saucepan, melt butter over medium heat and stir in flour. Cook for a minute, stirring constantly, to make roux.
Slowly whisk in milk.
Stir in cheese and cook over low heat until cheese is melted an sauce thickens.
Put macaroni into casserole dish; pour sauce over and stir well.
Melt remaining butter in skillet, add breadcrumbs and toast over medium heat.
Spread breadcrumbs over macaroni and sprinkle with paprika.
Bake for 30 minutes.