How to Make Homemade Macaroni and Cheese By Teja P Information from Ehow.com
IntroductionHomemade macaroni and cheese is an…• American classic and a true delight.• Easy to make in the kitchenThis recipe serves about fourpeople
Ingredients• 1/2 pound of penne pasta• 1/2 cup of butter• 3 tbsp. of minced fresh onion• 1/2 tsp of white pepper• 1 1/2 tbsp. of flour• 1 tbsp of mustard• 1 1/2 cups of milk• 1 cup of grated cheddar cheese• 1/3 cup of bread crumbs• 11 X 14 inch baking dish• Cheese Graters (if needed)• One small sized stockpot• One medium-sized wooden spoon• One measuring cup (if needed)
Beginning Instructions• Gather up all the ingredients• Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.• Boil pasta in salted boiling water. – After tender, drain and reserve.• Melt 1/3 cup of the butter in a saucepan over medium heat and add the onion. – Cook for two minutes.
Instructions• Add the white pepper and flour to saucepan – Cook for three to four minutes until light brown• Add the mustard and milk and bring toa simmer Simmer for 10-15 minutes. The sauce will thicken in time span. It should be very thick but not gluey. Add more milk if it thickens too much.
Instructions…• Once the sauce has simmered for at least 10 minutes: – Add the cup of grated cheddar cheese – Shut off heat on stove – Stir cheese as it melts • Cheese should “blend in” to sauce
Instructions…• Next, toss the pasta in the cheese sauce – Make sure the sauce gets inside the pasta tubes• Place the pasta in the baking dish• Sprinkle the remaining cheese over the top• Bake for about 30 minutes The top should be golden and toasted.
Voila!• You got yourself a delicious homemade macaroni and cheese! Any Questions?