Cook 2 cups of elbow macaroni in boiling salted water till tender; drain. In saucepan, melt 3 TBS butter; blend in 2 TBS all purpose flour, 1/2 tsp salt, and dash pepper.
Add 2 cups milk; cook and still till thick and bubbly. Add 1/4 cup finely chopped onion and 8 ounces cheddar cheese or mixed cheeses, cubed. (This is the secret... we use only really
good flavorful cheeses). Stir till melted.
Mix cheese sauce with macaroni. Turn into 1 1/2 quart casserole. Sprinkle 1 sliced tomat
1/3 cup mayo
2/3 cups plain yogurt
2 TBS Olive Oil
1 TBS Lemon Juice with a splash of cider vinegar
1 smashed or cut clove of garlic
1 medium handful of chives or green onions (about 3 medium size with the white bulb)
1 handful of fresh basil leaves
1 handful parsley without the stems
1/2 tsp salt
Blend on medium - taste and adjust herbs and seasoning.
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