Mozzarella Macaroni and Cheese Recipe



Mozzarella Macaroni and CheesePrep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Makes: 4-6 Servings

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 cups milk
  • 3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 2 teaspoons basil
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    Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 400.
    2. Cook and drain macaroni as directed on package.
    3. In large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Using a whisk, add flour, salt, pepper, and garlic. Cook 2-3 minutes, or until mixture is golden color, stirring constantly.
    4. Beat in milk. Continue stirring until mixture begins to boil.
    5. Remove from heat. Stir in 2 cups cheese and basil.
    6. Pour into lightly greased 2-quart casserole dish.
    7. Sprinkle remaining cheese evenly over the top.
    8. Bake for 20 minutes, or until lightly browned.

     

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