Tim's Mac and Cheese


Delicious and buttery macaroni and cheese like mom used to make.

6 servings


  • 1 (16 ounce) package elbow macaroni

  • ½ cup butter

  • 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • ground black pepper to taste

  • 2 cups milk

  • 1 ½ cups shredded white Cheddar cheese

  • 4 slices day-old bread, torn into small pieces

  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente. Drain and reserve.

  2. In a large sauce pan, melt 4 tablespoons butter or margarine over medium heat. Add flour and some ground black pepper to taste; stirring until paste-like consistency. Add milk to mixture and stir continually until mixture starts to thicken; slowly stir in cheese 1 cup at a time until all cheese is melted.

  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  4. Pour cheese mixture over macaroni. Mix well and pour into a lightly greased 9x13 inch baking dish. Place bread pieces on top of macaroni mixture and season with salt and pepper to taste. Melt 4 tablespoons butter or margarine and pour over bread. Bake in preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until bubbly and golden brown. Serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

655 Calories
30g Fat
72g Carbs
23g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 655
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 30g 39%
Saturated Fat 18g 92%
Cholesterol 83mg 28%
Sodium 474mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 72g 26%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 23g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 390mg 30%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 349mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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