Ultra-Creamy Mac & Cheese



Ultra-Creamy Mac & Cheese

If you’re in the mood for the ultimate comfort food, look no further than this Ultra-Creamy Mac & Cheese recipe. This dish is the epitome of cheesy goodness, with a velvety, smooth sauce that will make your taste buds dance with joy. It’s the perfect dish for a cozy night in or a family gathering.

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces elbow macaroni
  • 4 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs (optional for topping)

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a baking dish.
  2. Cook the macaroni according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  3. In a saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Stir in the flour until the mixture becomes paste-like and light golden brown.
  4. Gradually whisk in the milk, so the mixture is smooth and free of lumps. Stir in 3 cups of shredded cheddar cheese until the sauce is creamy and smooth. Season with salt, pepper, and paprika.
  5. Combine the cooked macaroni and cheese sauce, then transfer it to the prepared baking dish.
  6. If desired, sprinkle the remaining 1 cup of cheddar cheese and bread crumbs over the top.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for about 30 minutes, or until the cheese is bubbly and the top is golden brown.
  8. Let it cool for a few minutes before serving. Enjoy your indulgent and Ultra-Creamy Mac & Cheese!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Serves: 6

Indulge in the creamiest mac and cheese you’ve ever tasted with this recipe. It’s a crowd-pleaser that will have everyone asking for seconds.

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories 450 | Fat 28g | Carbohydrates 30g | Protein 19g

Craving comfort food? This Ultra-Creamy Mac & Cheese is sure to satisfy your cravings. The combination of perfectly cooked pasta and a luscious cheese sauce is a match made in heaven. Whether it’s a weeknight dinner or a special occasion, this dish is always a hit. Serve it as a side or as the main event, and watch it disappear from the plate. Your family and friends will thank you for this delicious treat!

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