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Macaroni & Cheese Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Greg Banse
Added: Wednesday, January 25, 2006

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
5 cups dry macaroni
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup flour
1 quart milk
2 lbs. Velveeta cheese, cubed
3 tablespoons onion, finely chopped
Salt to taste
1/2 cup butter
1 1/2 cups bread crumbs, finely ground

Directions:
Directions:
Cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain. Wash twice in cold water and leave in water until ready to use, then drain thoroughly. Make a sauce by melting 1/2 Cup butter and stirring in flour. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly. Bring to a slow boil. Turn heat to low; add cheese, onion, and salt, stirring occasionally until cheese melts. Combine sauce and macaroni thoroughly. Put in 2 large greased casseroles.

Melt 1/2 cup butter and add bread crumbs. Sprinkle over tops of casseroles. Bake at 350 degrees for 3/4 to 1 hour. Can be made day ahead and refrigerated, also freezes well.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a huge recipe, so you might want to make 1/2 of recipe. Since it makes two big casseroles, it is nice to put one dish in the freezer for later.

 

 

 

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