Macaroni and Cheese Pie
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Recipe type: Pasta
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Serves: 6
 
Ingredients
  • 1 Pound Elbow Macaroni
  • 1 Stick Butter
  • 4-5 Tablespoons Flour
  • 1 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 2 Cups Milk
  • ½ Cup Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 1 Cup Shredded Cheddar (reserve ½ cup for topping)
  • ½ Cup Mozzarella
Directions
  1. Cook Elbow Macaroni as directed on package.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  3. In large stockpot, melt butter adding flour in and mixing until create a paste like texture. Cook for 1-2 minutes on medium high heat browning slightly.
  4. Slowly stir in 1 Cup Milk until starting to thicken. Gradually whisk in remaining milk, garlic, salt and pepper. When thoroughly incorporated, mix in heavy whipping cream along with cheeses in ½ cup increments allowing it to melt while stirring before adding additional cheese.
  5. Over medium heat continue stirring until all cheese has been incorporated and is melted. This will form a thick sauce.
  6. Pour sauce over cooked and drained macaroni that has been poured into large casserole and stir until all pasta is coated. There will be some remaining sauce but that will thicken more in oven.
  7. Sprinkle macaroni with reserved cheese.
  8. Place in oven and cook at 400 degrees for 10-15 minutes or until top starts bubbling and cheese is melted and turning golden brown.
Recipe by Premeditated Leftovers™ at https://premeditatedleftovers.com/macaroni-and-cheese-pie/