Holiday Series - Southern Style Macaroni And Cheese- Ridiculously Cheesy

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Dec. 21, 2015

Today we will be making mac n cheese in Southern style.


Large elbow macaroni 1 Pound , uncooked
Sharp cheddar cheese 12 Ounce , grated
Colby jack 4 Ounce , grated
Mild cheddar cheese 8 Ounce , grated
Velveeta 12 Ounce , cut into small cubes
Butter 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , melted (1 stick)
Whole milk 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs) (room temperature)
Half & half 2 1/2 Cup (40 tbs) (room temperature)
Smoked paprika 1 1/2 Teaspoon
Kosher salt 1 1/2 Teaspoon (to taste)
Black pepper 1 Teaspoon
All purpose seasoning To Taste (Grand Diamond)
Eggs 3 , beaten



Preheat oven to 350°F.

Lightly grease baking dish.



In a large stock pot, boil 4 quarts of water and season with salt.

Add macaroni and cook as per package directions.

In a large bowl, combine milk, half and half, butter, Colby jack, cheddar, mild cheddar, macaroni, paprika, pepper, seasoning and stir well.

Add eggs and stir well.

Pour macaroni and cheese mixture into baking dish and sprinkle remaining cheeses.

Pop into oven and bake for 50-60 minutes. Allow to set for 10 minutes once done.



Serve and enjoy!



Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 60 Minutes
Ready In: 60 Minutes
Servings: 12

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 614Calories from Fat 343

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 40 g61.5%

Saturated Fat 23 g115%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1068 mg44.5%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.7%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 5 g

Protein 27 g54%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet