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Ultimate Macaroni & Cheese

Your favourite comfort food – tender macaroni, rich and cheesy sauce and a crisp crumb topping.
15 min
PREP TIME
45 min
COOK TIME
397
CALORIES
11
INGREDIENTS
15
Servings

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 pound (500 g) elbow macaroni
  • 6 tbsps (86 g) butter
  • 6 tbsps (90 ml) flour
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) Ground Mustard
  • 1 1/2 tsps (7 ml) Pepper, Coarse Black
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) salt
  • 4 cups (1 l) milk
  • 6 cups (1.5 l) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 ml) panko bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) Paprika

Preparation

  • 1 Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C). Cook macaroni in large saucepan as directed on package for al dente pasta. Rinse under cold water; drain well.
  • 2 Melt butter in same saucepan on medium heat. Sprinkle with flour and seasonings. Cook and stir 2 minutes or until well blended. Gradually stir in milk until smooth. Stirring constantly, cook 3 minutes or until sauce starts to thicken. Stir in cheese until melted and smooth. Remove from heat. Add macaroni; toss gently to coat. Pour into greased 13x9-inch (33x23-cm) baking dish. Mix panko and paprika; sprinkle evenly over top.
  • 3 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until bubbly and golden brown on top. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

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