Whip up a quick and easy white sauce with butter and flour, toss in Cheddar cheese and processed cheese and bake with macaroni for a deliciously creamy main dish for two or side dish for four.
INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):
- 8 ounces elbow macaroni
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 2 cups milk
- 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
- 8 ounces cubed processed cheese food
In a large pot with boiling salted water cook elbow macaroni until al dente. Drain.
In a medium saucepan, over medium heat melt butter or margarine. Whisk flour and stir vigorously. Add milk and cook until thick and bubbly, about 5 to 7 minutes. Add cheeses and stir until completely melted.
In a large bowl mix together the drained pasta and cheese sauce mixture. Toss to coat evenly.
Pour into a greased 2 quart casserole dish. Bake in a preheated 350 degree F (175 degrees C) oven for 30 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.