Baked Mac and Cheese

Alton Brown's famous baked Macaroni and cheese

Baked Mac and Cheese
 
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Ryan GoodwinPublished on 3/2/2018

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

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

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

2

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

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

3

Cut up your onion in a small dice.

Cut up your onion in a small dice.

4

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

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

5

When the onion is tender, pour in your bechamel.

When the onion is tender, pour in your bechamel.

6

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

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

7

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.

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

Dump the cooked and strained macaroni into the sauce.

Dump the cooked and strained macaroni into the sauce.

9

Season with salt and pepper.

Season with salt and pepper.

10

Rub some butter into your baking dish.

Rub some butter into your baking dish.

11

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!

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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