Alton Brown's Baked Macaroni & Cheese Recipe

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Submitted by cheer064

Makes 8 servings



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Recipe Ingredients for Alton Brown's Baked Macaroni & Cheese

1/2 pound elbow macaroni
3 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons flour
1 tablespoon mustard, powdered
3 cups milk
1/2 cup yellow onion, finely diced
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1 large egg
12 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 Fresh black pepper

Recipe Directions for Alton Brown's Baked Macaroni & Cheese

  1. Directions

  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  3. In a large pot of boiling, salted water cook the pasta to al dente.

  4. While the pasta is cooking, in a separate pot, melt the butter. Whisk in the flour and mustard and keep it moving for about five minutes. Make sure it's free of lumps. Stir in the milk, onion, bay leaf, and paprika. Simmer for ten minutes and remove the bay leaf.

  5. Temper in the egg. Stir in 3/4 of the cheese. Season with salt and pepper. Fold the macaroni into the mix and pour into a 2-quart casserole dish. Top with remaining cheese.

  6. Melt the butter in a saute pan and toss the bread crumbs to coat. Top the macaroni with the bread crumbs. Bake for 30 minutes. Remove from oven and rest for five minutes before serving.

  7. Remember to save leftovers for fried Macaroni and Cheese.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 186.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
390
Calories from Fat
195
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
21.7g
33%
Saturated Fat
13.2g
66%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
90mg
30%
Sodium
634mg
26%
Potassium
278mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
29.5g
10%
Dietary Fiber
1.4g
6%
Sugars
6.1g
Protein
18.9g
Vitamin A 17% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 43% Iron 9%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • High in calcium
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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