homemade mac and cheese with mozzarella

Ingredients:

Servings:
4

3 cups cooked elbow macaroni
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
2 cups milk
2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 oz)
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaf
Directions:

1
Cook and drain macaroni as directed on package.
2
In 10-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Using whisk, stir in flour, salt and garlic. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, or until mixture smells nutty and is lightly golden, stirring constantly with whisk.
3
Add milk. Continue to beat with whisk, scraping bottom of skillet until mixture heats to boiling. Mixture will thicken. Remove from heat; add cheese and basil. Stir with whisk until smooth. Stir in drained macaroni.
4
Serve with additional basil leaves if desired.



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