Grandma’s Mac and Cheese

by on December 4, 2017
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2016-03-02 18.07.26Ingredients to feed 6 or 12 people

  • 2 C large elbow macaroni
  • 1 C sour cream
  • 1 C shredded Colby – mixed in
  • 2 C shredded Colby – for topping

Grandma likes to use 1 C coarsely chopped black olives when she makes this, but you can leave the olives out if you don’t like them.

Put in whatever
you want. You can
use bell peppers,
green chilies,
artichoke hearts…
whatever !
Optional Roux
1. In a saucepan, melt 2 TBL
butter over medium heat.
2. Stir in 2 TBL flour to make a roux.
3. Add 1 C milk to roux a splash at a time,
stirring constantly.
4. Stir in cheese, and cook over low heat
until cheese melts and the sauce thickens.
* This will replace Step 3 below.

Step by Step

  1. Cook the macaroni to taste
  2. Drain macaroni and put into large mixing bowl
  3. Mix together 1 C cheese and 1 C sour cream
  4. Add 1 C chopped black olives
  5. Stir macaroni and cheese mixture together
  6. Grease casserole dish
  7. Pour mixture into baking dish, and pat it down
  8. Top with as much shredded Colby as will fit in the casserole
  9. Bake at 350ยบ for 20 minutes
  10. Let rest five minutes before serving

Oh, one more thing…

  • Serves 6 as a main course or up to 12 when served as a side

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