Good morning! How was your weekend? Mine was fabulous! My aunt and cousin came to a visit and it is always nice to spend time with family. We talked and laughed for hours about family, adventures and of course sharing good food and great memories. Isn’t that what life is all about, family?
If you know me I love cooking, especially if I am making comfort food. I prefer comfort food that has lots of cheese, like grilled cheese, casseroles, pastas with cheese and more. A few weeks ago I found a recipe for Pimento Cheese Macaroni and Cheese and thought I would whip up a batch. Oh my goodness, it is so creamy, cheesy and good. More importantly, it is easy! I think it would be a great addition to your Autumn table of even your tailgating parties.
Pimento Cheese Macaroni and Cheese
Recipe from Palmeto Pimento Cheese
1 pound macaroni
1 small tub of pimento cheese
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1/3 cup flour
2 cups milk
salt and pepper
Cook macaroni in boiling water for approximately 12 minutes or until pasta is el dente. Drain and set aside. In a saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir flour into the melted butter until combined. Cook for 2 minutes, stirring occasionaly. Add milk and stir until flour mixture has dissolved. Continue to stir until the mixture has thickened. Stirring will prevent the milk from scorching on the bottom of the pan. Once thickened, add 1 cup of Palmetto Pimento Cheese and remove from the heat. Stir until combined. Add salt and pepper to taste. In a 9×13 pan combine macaroni and the cheese sauce until mixed thoroughly. Spoon remaining Palmetto Cheese over the top.
Bake at 350F until bubbly, approximately 25 minutes.
|Pimento Cheese Dip|
For this recipe I used prepared pimento cheese, if you have your own recipe then by all means use that. Or if you do not have a recipe for pimento cheese, you can try this recipe that I made in the Spring.
What did you do this weekend? Relax, travel, have any adventures? Read any good books, see any movies or did you make something scrumptious?
I hope that you have a wonderful week!