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The BEST Macaroni & Cheese Recipe

The BEST Macaroni & Cheese Recipe

Are you looking for soul food macaroni and cheese. You know the kind southerners dream about. This is the best mac & cheese recipe and is a MUST TRY!

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There is just something about Homemade Macaroni and Cheese! First of all, this recipe pleases both children and adults! Which in my book is worth twice as much as just a good recipe that only adults enjoy! My 2 little boys eat a full plate of this in a matter of minutes! We love it around here and I am sure you will too!

**This recipe can be made ahead of time and then cooked. And it can also be used as a freezer meal! Just cover with Siran wrap and then tin foil. Thaw out then cook same as directions below.

 

The BEST Macaroni & Cheese

The BEST Macaroni & Cheese

Are you looking for soul food macaroni and cheese. You know the kind southerners dream about. On the cooking channel  Patti Labelle shared her macaroni and cheese recipe. So if you are wondering how to make Patti Labelle macaroni look no further. It is right here.

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 8 Tablespoons, plus another 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup shredded mild chedder cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Montery Jack cheese
  • 1 cup velveeta cut into small cubes
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1 lb elbow macaroni
  • 1/2 cup shredded Muenster cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded sharp chedder cheese
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350. Lightly butter dish (1 9x13 or 2-9x9).
  2. Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. add oil then macaroni, and cook until just tender about 7 minutes. (if freezing it cook pasta a little less time) drain well and return to pot.
  3. In a large pan melt 8 T butter. stir in pasta. in a large bowl mix the muenster, mild and sharp cheddar, and monterey cheese. Stir into macaroni. Then to the macaroni add the half and half, 1 1/2 cups of the mixed cheese, the velveeta, and the eggs. sprinkle with seasoned salt and pepper. transfer to buttered dishes. sprinkle with remaining cheese and dot with the last tablespoon of butter. bake until its bubbling around the edges, about 35 minutes.

 

Homemade Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 8 Tablespoons, plus another 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup shredded mild cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 cup velveeta cut into small cubes
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1 lb elbow macaroni
  • 1/2 cup shredded Muenster cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground pepper

Instructions

***serves 4-6 people as a main dish and 8-10 as a side dish

  1. Preheat oven to 350. Lightly butter dish (1 9×13 or 2-9×9).
  2. Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. add oil then macaroni, and cook until just tender about 7 minutes. (if freezing it cook pasta a little less time) drain well and return to pot.
  3. In a large pan melt 8 T butter. stir in pasta. In a large bowl mix the muenster, mild and sharp cheddar, and Monterey cheese. Stir into macaroni. Then to the macaroni add the half and half, 1 1/2 cups of the mixed cheese, the velveeta, and the eggs.
  4. Sprinkle with seasoned salt and pepper. Transfer to buttered dishes. Sprinkle with remaining cheese and dot with the last tablespoon of butter.
  5. Bake until its bubbling around the edges, about 35 minutes.
  6. Serve and enjoy!

***Sometimes I can’t find muenster cheese shredded or in a block (only in slices) so I cut it in small pieces.

Here is a youtube video of how to make  Patti Labelle macaroni:

 

Patti Labelle Homemade Mac and Cheese


Servings 8 people
Author madeitateitlovedit

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 8 Tbsp+1Tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup mild cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup montery jack cheese
  • 1 cup velveeta cut into cubes
  • 1/2 tsp seasoning salt
  • 1 lb elbow macaroni
  • 1/2 cup muenster cheese
  • 1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350. Lightly butter dish (1 9x13 or 2-9x9).

    Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. add oil then macaroni, and cook until just tender about 7 minutes. (if freezing it cook pasta a little less time) drain well.

    In a large pan melt 8 T butter. stir in pasta. in a large bowl mix the muenster, mild and sharp chedder, and montery cheesese. to the macaroni add the half and half, 1 1/2 cups of the mixed cheese, the velveeta, and the eggs. sprinkle with seasoned salt and pepper. transfer to buttered dishes. sprinkle with remaining cheese and dot with the last tablespoon of butter. bake until its bubbling around the edges, about 35 minutes.

    serves 4-6 people as a main dish and 8-10 as a side dish.

    ***Sometimes I cant find muenster cheese shredded or in a block (only in slices) so i cut it in small pieces.

               

 

 
 
                                                  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
    
 

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