Mackin’ Cheese

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Is it date night? Need something tasty to fix that will guarantee you “get some”? Well, look no further!! This deliciously cheesy recipe is sure to deliver… *wink*

1/2 lb ziti
2 T butter
3 T flour
2/3 c cow boob juice
1 can stewed tomatoes (reserve 2/3 c juice)
10 oz Sharp cheddar (grated)
1/4 tsp dry mustard
Salt & pepper
Panko breadcrumbs (optional)

1. Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees.
2. Boil water and cook ziti for 10 minutes.
3. Meanwhile, make a roux. Melt butter over low/medium heat and whisk in the flour.
4. Slowly add in the milk, a little at a time – whisk constantly until thickened.
5. Add 2/3 cup of the juice saved from the stewed tomatoes and cook for 1 minute.
6. Whisk in salt, pepper and dry mustard.
7. Add 8-9 oz of the cheddar cheese and cook until melted.
8. Add cheese sauce and ziti together.
9. Put the stewed tomatoes into the bottom of a 2 qt casserole and pour the ziti mixture on top.
10. Add the remaining cheddar on top and panko, if desired. Bake for 20 minutes.

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Categories: Chheeessy, Mac 'N Cheese Recipes

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2 Comments on “Mackin’ Cheese”

  1. January 28, 2013 at 7:54 pm #

    Looks so nice and creamy. I don’t understand the bread crumbs? I see lots of recipes for mac and cheese and they all say optional and I don’t know anyone who actually adds them.

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    • January 28, 2013 at 8:06 pm #

      I do! I do! Those extra added carbs are what gives me my girlish figure. 😉 Thanks for your comment!

      Like

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