Macaroni and Cheese:
1/2 cup macaroni, uncooked 125 mL
1 tbsp butter or margarine 12 mL
1 tbsp flour 15 mL
dash salt, pepper, and cayenne dash
pinch mustard, dry pinch
1/4 cup skim milk powder 50 mL
1/2 cup water 125 mL
1/3 cup cheddar cheese, grated 75 mL
2 tbsp bread crumbs, dry (optional) 25 mL
1 tbsp cheddar cheese, grated (optional) 15 mL
Macaroni and Cheese
Cook macaroni until tender. Drain and rinse in cold water.
While macaroni is cooking, melt butter, blend in flour, seasonings and skim milk powder.
Gradually add water.
Stir and cook until smooth and thick.
Add cheddar cheese. Stir until cheese is melted. Do not boil.
Add cooled macaroni to cheese sauce.
If an oven is available, turn mixture into a baking dish, top with bread crumbs and cheese, brown at 400 F (200 C).
If oven is not available, heat mixture thoroughly and serve immediately, omitting the crumbs and cheese topping.