Mac and Cheese

INGREDIENTS

  • Elbow macaroni
  • Salt Butter Flour
  • Lactel UHT Milk
  • Dry mustard
  • Garlic powder
  • Cream cheese
  • Sharp cheddar cheese
  • Mozzarella cheese

Procedure

  • 1. Cook pasta: bring a large pot of salted water to a boil, boil pasta to al dente according to package instructions. Drain pasta and reserve 1/2 cup pasta water.
  • 2. Make a roux: while pasta is cooking, in a large saucepan (4 quart) or medium pot melt butter over medium heat then add flour, cook 1 minute whisking constantly.
  • 3. Make the mac and cheese sauce: While whisking slowly pour in Lactel UHT Milk, add in mustard and garlic powder. Increase heat slightly, then bring mixture to a low boil whisking constantly.
  • 4. Melt in cream cheese: Reduce heat to low add in cream cheese and whisk until melted.
  • 5. Melt in cheddar: Remove saucepan from heat add in the shredded cheeses half at a time, and whisk to melt. Returning pan to warm heat as needed to melt fully.
  • 6. Season sauce with salt to taste.