Baked Mac and Cheese

Alton Brown's famous baked Macaroni and cheese

 
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Ryan GoodwinPublished on 80 days ago

I like the flavor. The onion is nice. This is a good recipe for baked Mac, but I prefer my super awesome Mac and cheese.

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What you will need

6 cups bechamel

1 lb macaroni

1 yellow onion

olive oil as needed

8 oz. Grated chedddar

2 eggs

Salt and Pepper as needed

How to cook

1

Make a bechamel

You need a bechamel of about 6 cups milk. Double the recipe below.

2

Cook pasta

Cook macaroni to al dente in salted water at a vigorous boil.

3

Dice onion

Cut up your onion in a small dice.

4

Sautée onion

Cook the onion down in olive oil over medium low heat.

5

Add bechamel

When the onion is tender, pour in your bechamel.

6

Stir in grated cheese

Grate the cheese. Remove the bechamel from heat and fold the cheese into the sauce.

7

Fold in beaten egg

When the sauce has cooled a bit, whip up an egg and fold it in. If the sauce is too hot, the egg will cook.

8

Stir in macaroni

Dump the cooked and strained macaroni into the sauce.

9

Season

Season with salt and pepper.

10

Grease dish

Rub some butter into your baking dish.

11

Spread in baking dish

Spread the cheesey mac in the baking dish. Add a sprinkle of breadcrumbs if you like. I'm not a huge fan of this step. Bake at 375F for about 45 minutes. Go to town! This stuff is delicious!

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