Aunt Lydia's German-style Baked Macaroni

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“This is a great family favorite and brings smiles from the little ones to the older ones; a wonderful meatless meal served with a fresh green salad. It serves many so it is a staple at all our family functions. Try it ... you'll love it!”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook and drain elbow pasta and place into a buttered roasting pan.
  2. In a saucepan on the stovetop, melt 1/2 stick butter or margarine.
  3. Saute onions for 3 minutes.
  4. Mix flour into the cold milk, stirring to remove any lumps; Pour milk/flour mixture into saucepan with salt, pepper, nutmeg, and dry mustard.
  5. Cook until just hot; stir in cheddar cheese and pour over elbow macaroni in roasting pan.
  6. Melt the other 1/2 stick butter or margarine and mix into breadcrumbs to moisten.
  7. Sprinkle on breadcrumbs and paprika.
  8. Bake in 350 degree oven for 35 minutes or until golden brown on top.

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