Macaroni Cheese (Mac and Cheese)

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Mac and Cheese (Macaroni Cheese) is a very popular and classic American dish. It is a comfort food of sorts – can be had for breakfast, lunch or as an evening snack dish. A rich and creamy dish made with just very few ingredients, it is a one pot dish that can be made in a jiffy. It is also a crowd pleaser especially kids will love this.

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Macaroni Cheese (Mac and Cheese) Recipe

An american classic, Mac and Cheese is a perfect comfort food for any time of the day.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Breakfast, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheese, comfort, macaroni

Ingredients for Macaroni Cheese (Mac and Cheese)

  • 100 to 200 g Macaroni boiled in salted water
  • 3 tblsp Breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup Butter - 1/4 cup
  • Grated Cheese as required

For Cheese Sauce:

  • 2 tblsp Butter
  • 1 Onion chopped (optional)
  • 1 tblsp Plain Flour (Maida)
  • 500 ml Milk
  • 1 cup Water adjust as required

How to make Macaroni Cheese (Mac and Cheese)

  • To make the cheese sauce, heat 2 tblsp butter in a pan.
  • Add the chopped onion and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add 1 tblsp flour, water and milk.
  • Keep stirring till the mixture thickens.
  • To make the macaroni cheese, arrange the cooked macaroni in a baking dish.
  • Pour the cheese sauce over it.
  • Cover with grated cheese and breadcrumbs.
  • Dot with butter.
  • Bake in a moderately hot oven till the top is slightly brown.
  • Serve.

One Comment

  1. Muriel E.

    The recipe for Mac and cheese does not specify the amount of cheese needed for the dish. Would you please send me via email the quantity required?

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