Mac-n-Cheese

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Dec. 10, 2015

Creamy and cheesy are the two words that best describe this delicious mac-n-cheese. This dish will not only become a staple at your Thanksgiving Day table but really any night of the week. Add your little touch too by adding any type of protein or veggie to this dish.

Ingredients

Pasta 1 Pound (((capatavi)))
Whole milk 4 Cup (64 tbs)
Butter 6 Tablespoon
Flour 6 Tablespoon
Ground mustard 1 Tablespoon
Freshly grated nutmeg 1/8 Teaspoon
Shredded cheddar cheese 3 Cup (48 tbs)
Shredded parmesan cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Egg 1 , beaten
Salt and pepper To Taste
Potato chips 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , crush (((Orignal Potato Chips)))

Directions

Getting Ready

Preheat oven to 350˚.

Making

In a large pot bring water up to boil and cook pasta according to package instructions. 

In a sauce pan warm up milk over medium-low heat. 

While pasta is cooking and milk is warming, place a separate pan over medium heat and add in butter. 

Allow butter to melt and then add in flour, continue to whisk those ingredients for 2 minutes. 

Slowly add the warm milk to the butter and flour mixture and continue to whisk well. 

Then add in the ground mustard and fresh nutmeg, allow for sauce to thicken slightly which will take about 10 minutes. 

Once sauce has thickened add in the shredded cheese and stir well to combine. Take a moment to taste the sauce then season accordingly with salt and pepper. Next, temper the egg then add into the sauce mixture. 

Drain the pasta and add into the cheesy sauce mixture; stir together then pour into a baking dish. 

Sprinkle chips over top then place into the oven for 20 minutes, remove and allow to rest for 10 minutes. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 5262Calories from Fat 2378

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 267 g410.8%

Saturated Fat 161 g805%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 5161 mg215.04%

Total Carbohydrates 461 g153.7%

Dietary Fiber 19 g76%

Sugars 65 g

Protein 223 g446%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet