Macaroni Au Gratin Recipe
- 1 (8 ounce) package elbow macaroni
- 2 tablespoons butter
- ½ pound Cheddar cheese, sliced
- paprika to taste
- 2 cups milk
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- ⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper
step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter a 2 quart casserole dish.
step 2: Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add macaroni and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain. Transfer to prepared casserole dish and lay cheese slices over macaroni. Sprinkle with paprika.
step 3: Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add milk and flour, stirring until it thickens. Stir in salt and pepper and pour over macaroni and cheese.
step 4: Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes.