Creamy Macaroni and Cheese
It's dinner time, and I'm feeling nostalgic. For today's classic southern dish, I am going to share my grandma's recipe for creamy mac and cheese! This pasta dish is made with a homemade cheese sauce using some delicious Velveeta cheese.
Prep Time 20 minutes mins
Total Time 20 minutes mins
Course Dinner, Side Dish
Large mixing bowl
- 8 oz. macaroni pasta, shells, bow ties or penne pasta
- 4 Tbsp. butter
- 4 Tbsp. flour
- 2 cups milk
- 4 oz. Velveeta cheese, cut into cubes
- ½ tsp. salt
- ¼ tsp. pepper
Cook noodles according to package.
Melt butter in skillet on medium heat. Remove from heat.
Stir in flour with a whisk, making a smooth mixture.
Return to the stovetop and continue stirring for 30 seconds until thick and bubbly.
Remove from heat and gradually stir in milk with the whisk.
Return to stovetop on medium-high heat, add Velveeta cubes and stir until melted and thickened. Add salt and pepper, to taste. I use ½ tsp. salt and ¼ tsp. pepper.
Drain the macaroni pasta.
Mix sauce and macaroni together. Serve warm.
Keyword cheese, lunch, salad, side dish