Mozzarella Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

Mozzarella Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

Course Main Course
Cuisine Macaroni & Cheese
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes


  • 2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 cups milk
  • 3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese divided
  • 2 teaspoons basil


  1. Preheat oven to 400.
  2. Cook and drain macaroni as directed on package.
  3. In large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Using a whisk, add flour, salt, pepper, and garlic. Cook 2-3 minutes, or until mixture is golden color, stirring constantly.
  4. Beat in milk. Continue stirring until mixture begins to boil.
  5. Remove from heat. Stir in 2 cups cheese and basil.
  6. Pour into lightly greased 2-quart casserole dish.
  7. Sprinkle remaining cheese evenly over the top.
  8. Bake for 20 minutes, or until lightly browned.

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