Mac & Cheese
- 1 1/2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
- 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 2 cups milk
- 2 cups shredded Cheddar or Colby cheese
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and lightly grease a square baking dish.
Cook the macaroni according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
Melt the butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Blend in the flour, salt, and pepper. Add the milk; cook and stir until the mixture is thick and bubbly. Decrease the heat to low and add the cheese. Stir until the cheese is melted.
Combine the cheese sauce with the macaroni and place in the prepared baking dish. Bake 35-40 minutes or until heated through.
*This dish can be made ahead and refrigerated. When ready to bake, bring to room temperature and bake as directed.