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Oregon Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Haden Gilliland
Added: Friday, July 11, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 oz. Dry Elbow Macaroni
2 Tbsp. Unsalted Butter
2 Tbsp. Flour
2 Cups Whole Milk
1/2 Tsp. Salt
1/8 Tsp.Pepper
2 1/2 Cups Medium Shredded Cheddar Cheese,(divided)

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly butter a 2-quart shallow baking dish.
In a large pot, bring 3 quarts of water to a boil. Add 2 1/2 teaspoons salt and macaroni. Cook according to package directions, stirring occasionally. Drain pasta in a and set aside.
Prepare sauce while pasta is cooking. In a medium saucepan, over medium heat, melt butter. Whisk in flour and cook 3 minutes, whisking constantly. Gradually add milk and bring just to a boil, whisking constantly. Reduce heat and simmer, whisking often, until sauce slightly thickens, 4-5 minutes. Add salt, pepper and 2 cups of cheese. Stir until cheese is melted. Remove pan from heat and fold in pasta. Pour into prepared baking dish then sprinkle top with remaining cheese.
Bake 15-20 minutes or until cheese is bubbly and top begins to brown. Let sit 5 minutes before serving.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I got to eat this when i went to Oregon this summer.

 

 

 

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