American Macaroni And Cheese

Serves: 4
Total Calories: 375


8 ounces macaroni cooked according to package instructions until just tender
2 tablespoons butter real
1 cup onion minced
1/3 cup celery sliced
1/3 cup green bell pepper chopped
3 tablespoons flour
2 cups milk
3 cups American cheese sharp, shredded
1/3 cup white wine or dry vermouth
1/2 teaspoon red bell pepper crushed
2 tablespoons pimiento diced
1 teaspoon salt
Freshly ground pepper to taste
2 tablespoons pimiento sliced
3 tablespoons crackers coarse crumbs


Prepare macaroni, rinse, drain, and set aside. Melt butter in a large saucepan sauté onion, celery, and green pepper until crisp-tender. Add flour and stir for 3 minutes. Add milk, stirring constantly until thick. Lower heat add 2 cups cheese, wine or vermouth, red pepper, 2 tablespoons diced pimiento, salt, and pepper, stirring until cheese melts. Combine cheese sauce with macaroni. Pour into a greased 1 1/2 -quart baking dish. Place pimiento slices, remaining 1 cup cheese, and cracker crumbs over top. Bake in a preheated 375° oven for 30 to 35 minutes until heated through and bubbly.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 4
Total Calories: 375
Calories from Fat: 78

This American Macaroni And Cheese recipe is from the Current Calendars Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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