Wisconsin's Favorite Mac & Cheese

Serves 4


1/2 cup onions, minced
3 tablespoons butter, divided
2 teaspoons prepared mustard
1 container (16 ounces) Wisconsin cheddar cold pack cheese
1/2 cup milk
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 package (8 ounces) (about 2 cups) elbow macaroni, cooked according to package directions and drained
1 bunch broccoli, cut into florets, cooked in boiling water for 3 minutes, drained
1/3 cup crushed saltine crackers

Cooking Instructions

Heat oven to 375°F.

In 3-quart saucepan, cook onions in 2 tablespoons butter over medium heat 3 minutes. Stir in mustard. Add cheese, milk and pepper. Cook and stir until cheese melts and mixture is smooth. Stir in macaroni; spoon half into buttered 2 or 3-quart casserole. Arrange broccoli evenly over pasta, then top with remaining macaroni mixture. Melt remaining tablespoon of butter; toss with cracker crumbs in small bowl. Sprinkle crumbs over casserole. Bake for 25-30 minutes until bubbly and browned. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.