Dad's Macaroni and Cheese

Recipe courtesy of The Associated Press, Copyright 1996

  • 8.0 ounces wagon-wheel pasta, uncooked
  • 3.0 tablespoons butter
  • 3.0 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1.75 cups milk
  • 2.0 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 2.0 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1.0 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 0.5 teaspoon salt
  • 0.25 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3.0 tablespoons canned chili, chopped, drained (optional)

Cook pasta according to package directions; drain.

Meanwhile, in medium saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour, cook 1 minute. Gradually stir in milk. Cook until thickened, stirring constantly, about 3 minutes.

Add cheeses, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper. Cook and stir until cheese melts. Stir in pasta and chilies. Serve immediately. Serves 6.