Baked Macaroni with Chipped Beef

Title: Baked Macaroni with Chipped Beef
Categories: None
Yield: 1 Servings

1/2 lb Elbow macaroni
1 qt Water

—————————–CHIPPED BEEF GRAVY—————————–
4 oz Chipped beef
1/4 c Butter
1/4 c Flour
3 c Milk
Salt
Pepper

In saucepan, boil macaroni in water until cooked. Drain well. Toss with
Chipped Beef Gravy. Ladle into baking pan and bake at 325’F. 10 minutes.

CHIPPED BEEF GRAVY: In bowl, soak chipped beef in hot water until softened,
then drain. Melt butter in saucepan, add flour and stir until blended.
Whisk in milk and stir over medium heat until thickened, about 2 minutes.
Add chipped beef and season to taste with salt and pepper.

NOTES : This utterly American recipe appeared in the 1930 edition of “The
Boston Cooking School Cookbook,” and cheese-flavored versions survived in
“The Fannie Farmer Cookbook” as late as 1979
Posted to recipelu-digest by “bunny” on Feb 28,
1998