Classic Homemade Mac ‘n Cheese

This mac ‘n cheese recipe is a sure choice for satisfyingly delicious comfort food.

  • ½ lb. grated Gruyere cheese
  • ½ lb. grated cheddar or jack cheese
  • 2 cups dry macaroni
  • 4 tsp. onion, minced
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • ¼ tsp. dry mustard
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • ¾ tsp. salt
  • 2 cups milk
For Topping:
  • 4 tsp. butter
  • ¾ cup panko breadcrumbs
  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions. Preheat oven to 400° F. In saucepan, melt 2 tablespoons butter and sauté onion.
  2. Whisk in flour, dry mustard, salt and pepper. Slowly stir in milk over LOW heat. Add cheese and stir until melted.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine cheese mixture with macaroni. Blend well and pour into 2½ quart greased casserole.
  4. Toss panko crumbs in 4 teaspoons butter until lightly browned. Sprinkle on top of the macaroni.
  5. Bake 20 minutes. Remove, let cool and serve.

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