Melanie's Quick Mac n Cheese

Boil the elbow pasta as usual.

In a separate pan make a "rue" by melting 1/3 cup butter with just a bit less than 1/3 cup of flour till it's a thick paste. Add in about 1 1/2 cups of milk and warm until it's combined, melted and thickening.


Then add in 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese or 3-4 cheese slices. If any clumps are there just take them out with a fork.

Add in macaroni stir and eat immediately or you can put in buttered casserole dish and then top with more shredded cheese and bake till cheese melts. I tend to use less cheese this way.

By Melanie

January 13, 20050 found this helpful

You can also add tuna to the roux (white sauce), and serve over toast or rice.

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April 2, 20050 found this helpful

Just so you's a "roux" sauce..not "rue"...just a point of interest I guess

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