WHAT MAKE MAC AND CHEESE CREAMY RECIPES

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Creamy Stovetop Mac & Cheese from Delish.com has the smoothest cheese sauce.

Provided by Makinze Gore

Categories     30-minute meals    weeknight meals    winter    dinner    side dish

Total Time 30 minutes

Prep Time 10 minutes

Cook Time 0S

Yield 8 servings

Number Of Ingredients 10

4 tbsp. butter
4 tbsp. all-purpose flour
2 c. milk
1 c. heavy cream
1/2 tsp. ground mustard
1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
Kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper
5 1/2 c. shredded cheddar 
1 lb. cavatappi

Steps:

  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. 
  • In a medium pot over medium heat, melt butter. Add flour and cook until golden and smells nutty, about 1 minute. Slowly add milk while whisking. Continue whisking until no lumps remain and mixture thickens, 1 to 2 minutes more. 
  • Add cream, ground mustard, and cayenne and season with salt and pepper. Let simmer for 2 minutes, then turn off heat and whisk in cheese until completely melted. 
  • Add pasta to boiling water and cook according to package directions. Reserve about ½ cup pasta water, then drain. 
  • Add 1/4 cup pasta water to cheese sauce and stir to combine. Add cooked pasta and stir to coat. Add more pasta water, a tablespoon at a time, to loosen sauce as necessary.

BEST EVER MAC & CHEESE RECIPE: HOW TO MAKE IT



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To make this amazing mac, I make a sauce loaded with three different cheeses to toss with the noodles. When baked, it's gooey goodness with a crunchy topping that...don't get me started! —Beth Jacobson, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Provided by Taste of Home

Categories     Dinner

Total Time 50 minutes

Prep Time 40 minutes

Cook Time 10 minutes

Yield 12 servings.

Number Of Ingredients 16

1 package (16 ounces) uncooked elbow macaroni
4 slices hearty white bread (4 ounces), torn into large pieces
6 tablespoons butter, cubed and divided
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 teaspoon salt, divided
1 teaspoon pepper, divided
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
1 teaspoon ground mustard
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
3 cups whole milk
2 cups half-and-half cream
1 cup (4 ounces) cubed Velveeta
1 block (8 ounces) sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
1 block (8 ounces) Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

Steps:

  • Preheat oven to 400°. In a stockpot or Dutch oven, cook pasta according to package directions for al dente; drain and return to pan. Pulse bread, 2 tablespoons butter, Parmesan, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper in a food processor until coarsely ground., Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium heat, melt remaining butter. Add onions and cook until tender, about 3 minutes. Add ground mustard and cayenne; stir until blended. Stir in flour until smooth, about 3 minutes. Slowly whisk in milk and cream; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer, stirring constantly, until thickened, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in Velveeta. Slowly add remaining cheeses a handful at a time, stirring until cheese is melted. Add Worcestershire and remaining salt and pepper. Pour over pasta; toss to coat., Transfer to a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Sprinkle bread crumbs over top of casserole. Bake until topping is golden brown and sauce is bubbly, 10-12 minutes.

Nutrition Facts : Calories 762 calories, FatContent 43g fat (25g saturated fat), CholesterolContent 134mg cholesterol, SodiumContent 1138mg sodium, CarbohydrateContent 61g carbohydrate (10g sugars, FiberContent 3g fiber), ProteinContent 32g protein.

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