Bella's Mac and Cheese

Bella's Mac and Cheese


"A creamy, smooth macaroni and cheese dinner in less than 30 minutes."


servings 388 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 388 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 21.5 g
  • 33%
  • Carbs:
  • 34.5g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 14.6 g
  • 29%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 62 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium:
  • 421 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cook elbow macaroni according to package directions. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, cut up butter, American cheese, and sharp cheese into 1 inch squares for easy melting. Separate butter and cheeses into two equal size portions.
  3. Begin with one of the butter and cheese portions, microwave on 50% power for 7 minutes. Remove from microwave and stir well. Add second portion of butter and cheese to melted mixture. Microwave an additional 7 minutes on 50% power. Remove and stir well.
  4. Pour cheese mixture over cooked macaroni and stir until noodles are coated with butter and cheese mixture. Allow to stand for 10 minutes before serving.
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  1. 39 Ratings


This recipe is quick, easy, and tasty--when fresh. My only problem is that it doesn't make good leftovers. After being refrigerated, it is nearly impossible to spoon out of the pan since the c...

This was really quick and good but i did need to add some milk before 2nd microwave and it came out really creamy. I don't buy american cheese so used just cheddar maybe thats why. But i liked i...

This tasted much better than the store bought brand. However, it's only good right after you cook it. After it's cooled down, it doesn't taste great, and it gets oily after reheating.

Loved it, Husband and kids ask for it once a week. Very easy to make, I make it before I go to work, so kids and Hubby have something nice and hot when they get home. Thanks for the recipe was ok, like the post before my children liked it. My hubby and I thought a box of Kraft would have been better.

Okay. My husband and I thought it was lumpy and bland, but our 2 yr old absolutely loved it! It was unappetizing after about 20 minutes.

the recipe didn't work very well for me....

This tastes like buffet style homemade mac and cheese. We have been looking for a simple, good recipe and we've tried a few that were not very good. THIS IS WONDERFUL!

I made this into a single serving, with healthier ingredients, and it came out great! I used 1/2 cup of whole wheat elbow mac, 1 oz of sliced reduced fat american cheese, 1 oz of reduced fat sh...