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Muenster Mac and Cheese

Course any meal, Side Dish
Cuisine American/Southern
Keyword cheese, pasta
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 398kcal
Author Paula Jones

Ingredients

  • 1 pound pasta
  • water
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • 1 Tablespoon self-rising flour
  • 8 oz muenster cheese shredded
  • 4 oz cream cheese room temp
  • 1 Tablespoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon dry mustard
  • dash of pepper
  • dash of paprika

Instructions

  • Cover pasta in water, add 1 T salt, and cook according to package instructions. Meanwhile, melt 1 T butter in a large saute' pan. When butter is melted add 1 T flour and cook for 2 minutes. Add milk and whisk until smooth. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to low and add cream cheese and muenster cheese. Stir until melted. Add 1/2 tsp salt, dry mustard and pepper. Drain pasta and add to cheese sauce. Stir until well combined. Sprinkle paprika on top. Enjoy!!

Notes

In the top photo I combine 1/4 cup panko bread crumbs, a pinch or salt and a pinch of pepper with 1 T vegetable. I sprinkled this mixture on top of the pasta and baked.

Nutrition

Calories: 398kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 1125mg | Potassium: 224mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 570IU | Calcium: 264mg | Iron: 1mg