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Luby's Mac 'n' Cheese


  • 2 cups dry elbow macaroni
  • 1 tablespoon nonfat dry milk powder
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 1/4 cups boiling water
  • 12 ounces (3 cups) grated American cheese, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Cook the macaroni as per package directions; drain and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, mix the dry milk, flour and butter.
  4. Gradually add boiling water, beating constantly.
  5. Add 1 1/2 cups cheese and continue beating until smooth and creamy.
  6. Add the macaroni to cheese mixture along with 1 cups of the remaining cheese and salt.
  7. Pour into lightly greased 2-quart baking dish.
  8. Cover with foil and bake 25 minutes.
  9. Remove foil, sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup of cheese and continue baking 1 minute, or until cheese melts.

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