1 2 CUPS MILK
2 2 TBSP BUTTER
3 2 TBSP ALL PURPOSE FLOUR
4 ¼ TEASPOON SALT
5 /4 teaspoon black pepper
6 ½ CUP COOKED MACARONI
6 1 CUP SHREDDED CHESS
7 ¼ TEASPOON GROUND RED PEPPER
1 Preheat the oven to 400°. Microwave milk at HIGH for 1 1/2 minutes. Melt butter in a large skillet or Dutch oven over medium-low heat; whisk in flour until smooth. Cook, whisking constantly, 1 -2 minute.
2 Gradually whisk in warm milk, and cook, whisking constantly, 5-7 minutes or until thickened.
3 Whisk in salt, black pepper, 1 cup shredded cheese, and, if desired, red pepper until smooth; stir in pasta. Spoon pasta mixture into a lightly greased 2-qt. baking dish; top with remaining cheese. Bake at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until golden and bubbly.
sERVE AND ENJOY BAKED MACARONI!!!