Macaroni and cheese

A pinch of dry mustard stirred into the melted butter makes for more flavor in this simple homemade mac and cheese recipe. Mix a little Parmesan with the cheddar for a piquant taste.

macaroni and cheese

Baked homemade macaroni and cheese recipe

Serves 6


  • 1-1/2 cups low-carb elbow pasta
  • 1-3/4 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • Pinch of dry mustard
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon soy flour
  • Dash of salt and pepper


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Boil elbow macaroni according to package directions. Drain and rinse.
  3. Melt butter in heavy saucepan over medium heat and add a pinch of dry mustard, stirring constantly.
  4. Whisk in flour and salt and pepper. Add drained pasta to saucepan; mix well. Layer pasta in buttered casserole dish with cheese. Pour cream over top.
  5. Bake 30 minutes, uncovered, until golden.

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