Home Style Macaroni and Cheese

Home Style Macaroni and Cheese

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"Cheesy Cheddar and cream cheese sauce with a touch of Dijon over Macaroni pasta and topped with bread crumbs."
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Ingredients

40 m servings 641 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 641 kcal
  • 32%
  • Fat:
  • 40.4 g
  • 62%
  • Carbs:
  • 47g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 22.6 g
  • 45%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 118 mg
  • 39%
  • Sodium:
  • 828 mg
  • 33%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add macaroni pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  3. In a 3 quart saucepan over medium heat, melt butter and stir in flour. Cook for about 1 minute, until smooth and bubbly; stirring occasionally. Mix in milk, cream cheese, salt, pepper, and Dijon mustard. Continue cooking until sauce is thickened. Add cooked macaroni and Cheddar cheese.
  4. Pour into 2 quart casserole dish. In small bowl mix together bread crumbs, butter and parsley; spread over macaroni and cheese. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown and heated through.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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Most helpful positive review

OK.. so I think I've pretty much PERFECTED..I did it last night and it is the best home made mac and cheese I've ever had! I used 1 3/4 cup of milk and 1/4 cup heavy cream.. this made it extra c...

Most helpful critical review

I've never made macaroni and cheese from scratch before, so I was excited to try it out. I was looking for a recipe that had ingredients I'd readily have on hand. No specialty cheeses. I really ...

OK.. so I think I've pretty much PERFECTED..I did it last night and it is the best home made mac and cheese I've ever had! I used 1 3/4 cup of milk and 1/4 cup heavy cream.. this made it extra c...

.Love this recipe....BUT...7 ounces of pasta would barely feed 2 people in my family (we're German i.e. big eaters) Plus that seemes like a lot of sauce for the ammount of pasta.. So I upped the...

I've never made macaroni and cheese from scratch before, so I was excited to try it out. I was looking for a recipe that had ingredients I'd readily have on hand. No specialty cheeses. I really ...

This is the very first time that I am sorry that I followed the advice of others. So many other reviewers said that they halved the cream cheese because it was too strong of a flavor. I purpos...

I love macaroni and cheese so I had to try this. I'm not too crazy about cream cheese and was a little concerned about others complaining of an overpowering cream cheese flavor, so I substitute...

I was not impressed with this macaroni and cheese. I followed the recipe but it was VERY bland. I won't make this one again.

WOW, this was great! My fiance loved it and ate leftovers 3 days in a row! I did saute a little garlic and onion then added a dash of Red Hot (or tabasco) to spice it up a little. It was great...

A++++ Loved this recipe! I did 1/2 the amount of cream cheese and add an extra cup of (sharp) cheddar. It was very creamy and cheesy!

My very first time making a homemade Mac n Cheese and everyone JUST LOVED it! Very creamy! I did use 1 full pound of noodles and added a cup of white cheddar and a cup of monterey jack in additi...