Recipe: Easy Stovetop Mac & Cheese

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  • 16 ounces elbow macaroni
  • 1⁄4 cup butter
  • 1⁄4 cup flour
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 dash black pepper
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups shredded


1. Cook macaroni according to package directions.

2. In medium saucepan, melt butter over medium heat; stir in flour, and cook for 3-5 minutes to form a roux; add salt and pepper; slowly add milk, stirring well after each addition.

3. Cook and stir until bubbly.

4. Stir in cheese a small amount at a time until fully melted.

5. Drain macaroni; add to cheese sauce; stir to coat.