Friday, January 1, 2010

Slowly-cooked Mac & Cheese

Everyone has a favorite Mac & Cheese recipe (and no, the blue box doesn't count). This recipe is ours. It's based off of a Paula Deen's Creamy Macaroni & Cheese recipe from the Food Network. I changed the portions up a bit and substituted Whole Milk with Skim. I can't begin to tell you how good this Macaroni & Cheese is.

Here's the recipe:

1 C. Uncooked elbow macaroni
2-3 Tbl. Butter
2 1/2 C. Grated sharp cheddar cheese
2 Eggs, beaten
1/4 C. Sour cream
1 can Cheddar cheese soup
1/4 tsp. Salt
1/2 C. Skim milk
1/4 tsp. Dry mustard
1/4 tsp. Black pepper

Bring a large pot of water to boil. Add the uncooked elbow macaroni to the boiling water and cook until tender. Drain.

In a saucepan melt the butter and grated cheese until the cheese is completely melted.

Set your Crock Pot on low and add the following: melted butter/cheese mixture, eggs, sour cream, soup, salt, milk, dry mustard, and pepper. Stir. Now add the drained macaroni and stir again. Put the lid on your Crock Pot (or slow cooker).

Keep your Crock Pot setting on low and cook for 3 hours, stirring every now and then.

Your final product will be delicious and creamy.

This recipe takes a while to cook but takes very little effort on your part. It's definitely worth trying! Enjoy!


mmdemille said...

I'm so excited for this recipe. quick question, is it only 1 cup of pasta? Seems like a lot more in the picture. thanks!