Easy Homemade Macaroni & Cheese
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  • 2 TBS butter or margarine
  • 2½ cups uncooked elbow macaroni
  • ¼-1/2 tsp salt to taste
  • ¼ tsp dry mustard powder
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3 oz precooked andouille or turkey sausage, diced (1 cup) (optional)
  • 3½ cups skim milk
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Put the butter in a 2-quart casserole dish and let it melt in the oven.
  3. Remove it and then add the macaroni to the dish and stir and coat.
  4. Stir in the salt, mustard, nutmeg, cheese and sausage (optional). Pour the milk over everything and stir gently.
  5. Bake it for an hour, uncovered (don't stir while cooking). Let the casserole sit for 5 to 10 minutes before serving it.
  6. Serve with a salad or favorite vegetable
Recipe by Maryann Jacobsen at https://maryannjacobsen.com/easy-homemade-macaroni-cheese/