Great Mac and Cheese

Great Mac and Cheese


"Kids love it; easy to make. Also good if you add a cup of cubed cooked ham!"


35 m servings 408 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 408 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 20.4 g
  • 31%
  • Carbs:
  • 38.9g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 17 g
  • 34%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 60 mg
  • 20%
  • Sodium:
  • 670 mg
  • 27%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat the butter in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in the onion; cook and stir until the onion has softened and turned translucent, about 5 minutes. Stir in flour and salt and cook, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes more.
  2. Add milk and macaroni to saucepan, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and cover. Simmer for 15 minutes or until pasta is tender, stirring occasionally.
  3. Mix in cheese, and stir until cheese melts.
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  1. 108 Ratings


Just made it. I followed the recipe and kept in mind what the other reviews said about cook time and adding more milk. I actually cooked it in 20-30 minutes and with the exact amount of milk. ...

Gooey and delicious for sure. I didn't know if the pasta should be cooked first. It shouldn't. I seasoned the onions with salt and pepper and added a minced clove of garlic. I also added some fl...

when making baked mac n cheese all you need is macaroni or shell noodles, regular bag or medium size box of noodles, (small) boil until done . Drain, add tblspn of butter (optional) add whatever...

I loved this recipe! It was easy and delicious. I used 2 cups of macaroni, onion powder, and skim milk, adding more as it was absorbed. A Keeper!

I had made this twice, the first time it worked out great, it was rich and creamy, but the second time I made it, it was much too liquidy and I couldn't finish it because I disliked the taste so...

It was pretty good, although I found that you need to add a lot more milk. It was also grainy, but the more milk you add, the less grainy it is.

This is the best mac & cheese I've ever tasted! I doubled the recipe, used 1% milk, half the amount of onion and slightly less flour. I also had different cheeses in so I used white cheddar, m...

Awful. Would never make again. It was grainy texture. Big dissapointment.

I must have done something wrong, this was gross, I even added the mexican cheese. There was no flavor and was like eating a clump of goo. Probably was me since it had such great reviews but I w...