Friday, November 13, 2015

#3674 - Sour Cream Mac and Cheese

(by Shirley McNevich)

14.5oz. chicken broth
1 cup water
2 cups raw elbow macaroni
3 TBSP butter
2 TBSP flour
1 tsp. dry mustard
1 1/2 cups milk
1/2 cup Breakstone's sour cream
8oz. shredded extra sharp cheddar cheese

In a saucepan over medium heat add chicken broth and water--bring to a boil. Add the elbow macaroni--cook 6-8 minutes or until tender. While the macaroni is cooking, in a saucepan over low heat add butter--melt. Add flour and dry mustard--cook/whisk for 2 minutes. While whisking slowly add milk and sour cream--cook/stir until boiling. Turn heat back to simmer--simmer for 5 minutes. Add 1 1/2 cups of the shredded cheese--cook/simmer until melted and smooth. Drain the macaroni but DO NOT RINSE. In a bowl add drained macaroni and cheese sauce--stir to mix. Dump the whole mixture into a greased 2 qt. casserole dish. Sprinkle the rest of the shredded cheese over the top. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-30 minutes or until hot. Let it rest slightly before serving.

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