Rich and Creamy Macaroni & Cheese

Rich and Creamy Macaroni & Cheese

If you’re craving the ultimate comfort food, look no further than this indulgent Rich and Creamy Macaroni & Cheese recipe. It’s a delightful blend of gooey cheese and perfectly cooked pasta that will have your taste buds dancing with joy.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups elbow macaroni
  • 4 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs

Instructions

  1. Cook the elbow macaroni according to the package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Stir in the flour and cook for 2 minutes until it forms a thick paste.
  3. Gradually whisk in the milk, salt, pepper, and paprika. Cook, stirring constantly, until the sauce thickens and comes to a gentle simmer.
  4. Reduce the heat to low and add the cheddar and mozzarella cheese. Stir until the cheese is completely melted and the sauce is smooth.
  5. Combine the cooked macaroni with the cheese sauce, mixing until the pasta is well coated.
  6. Transfer the macaroni and cheese mixture to a greased baking dish and sprinkle breadcrumbs on top.
  7. Broil in the oven for 2-3 minutes until the breadcrumbs are golden brown and crispy.
  8. Serve hot and enjoy your Rich and Creamy Macaroni & Cheese!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yields: 6 servings

This Rich and Creamy Macaroni & Cheese is the epitome of comfort food. With its velvety cheese sauce and perfectly cooked pasta, it’s a crowd-pleaser that will leave everyone craving seconds.

Nutritional information (per serving): Calories: 520, Fat: 32g, Carbohydrates: 35g, Protein: 23g

Indulge in the rich, creamy goodness of this mac and cheese, and savor every bite. Whether it’s a family dinner or a special occasion, this recipe will always be a hit. So, gather your ingredients, follow the simple steps, and treat yourself to a bowl of comfort that’s beyond compare. Your taste buds will thank you!