Macaroni and Cheese
The secret to slimming down this classic recipe? Finding just the right proportions for the cream sauce and cheese. For extra flavor and crunch, try folding in chopped green onion and sprinkling breadcrumbs on top.
- 10 oz. medium elbow macaroni (about 3 cups)
- 2 Tbs. unsalted butter plus more for brushing pan
- 2 Tbs. unbleached white flour
- 2 ½ cups low-fat milk
- 2 ¼ cups grated extra-sharp Cheddar cheese, divided (about 5 oz.)