• *It's very similar to the Macaroni Pies I've had, and this is how we make it in my family, lol...the debate continues!
  • Macaroni and Cheese/Pie recipe (I add red pepper and onions sometimes)
  • Box of your favorite Elbow Macaroni (or small tube pasta)

Ingredients

  • 1/2 stick of butter
  • 1 cube of bouillon (chicken or veggie)
  • 1 to 2 tsp of regular flour
  • pepper to taste (if you want to fancy it up a notch white pepper)
  • 1 cup of Extra Sharp Cheddar, cubed (I love Richfood's New York Sharp)
  • 1 cup of Sharp Cheddar, grated
  • 1/2 of red pepper, diced (optional)
  • 1/4 of an onion, diced (optional)
  • Preheat the oven at 375
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SERVINGS 1
MAIN INGREDIENT Pasta
MEAL/COURSE Snack
TYPE OF DISH Pasta
COOKING METHOD Oven
CUISINE Italian

Preparation

  1. while the pasta is boiling, in a small saute pan, add a couple of pads of butter (no margarine)
  2. add your diced pepper and onion, saute until softened..remove
  3. add the remaining butter (this is not low-fat lol) in the pan and sprinkle in the flour...we're making a roux here
  4. 5)once the roux is a pale color of beige, add your can of milk and remaining bouillon and pepper...then add the Extra Sharp Cheddar..stir until melted, and remove from heat
  5. drain macaroni, and then mix into the cheese sauce (I don't know how the spell the French name for it lol)
  6. pour into a greased casserole dish
  7. top with Sharp Cheddar
  8. bake until golden brown on top (about a good 25 minutes)
  9. let sit for at least thirty minutes, and serve warm
  10. Enjoy!

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