Macaroni And Cheese Casserole Recipe

  • 7 ounces elbow macaroni or shell macaroni
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups milk
  • 3 cups shredded cheese food or Cheddar cheese

Cook macaroni according to directions on package.

Pan-fry onion in butter in a skillet or saucepan. Stir in flour, mustard, salt, and pepper. Add milk gradually and cook, stirring until smooth. Add 2 cups cheese. Stir until melted.

Combine drained macaroni and cheese sauce and pour into a 1 1/2-quart casserole. Top with remaining cheese.
Bake in a moderate oven (350°F) 15 minutes. Serve hot. Yield: 6 to 8 servings.