Danny's Macaroni and Cheese

Danny's Macaroni and Cheese


"This is the only mac and cheese my husband will eat. His mother used to make it for him when he was young. For added flavor use the stewed tomatoes with herbs and garlic."


40 m servings 316 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 316 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 13.4 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 33.5g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 15.3 g
  • 31%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 39 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 382 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add macaroni and cook until almost done, about 8 minutes; drain.
  3. Mix cooked macaroni with tomatoes and shredded cheese. Pour into a baking dish and bake in a preheated oven for 30 minutes.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 70 Ratings


Only because I make this all the time. As for the lack of creaminess many have complained about, while the macaroni is draining, simply had a half cup of whole milk to the pot, with a pat of but...

This is a delicious recipe. Easy and fast, too. ***** +

I was also raised on this type of mac & cheese. My mother used extra sharp cheddar and "chunked" it instead of shredding. She also added Italian Seasonings and garlic with Italian stewed tomat...

Very good. A bit dry though. I used low fat cheddar and diced tomatoes with 1 tsp. Italian seasoning. I think the flavor will be a bit more intense when using stewed tomatoes. My husband lik...

This macaroni & cheese recipe is quite good. I think its more of a mac & cheese "jumble" because the cheese & tomatoes never really mix and they don't coat the macaroni like a sauce, as they do ...

Quick and easy? Yes. Good? Not what we had in mind. Very flat taste and dry. Not creamy at all, and did not reheat for leftovers very well. Sorry, NOT impressed!

This is sooo yummy! With real cheddar, stewed tomatoes and pasta, what's not to love? It's not a very creamy mac and cheese, but it is very cheesy with a wonderful flavor. I used bow tie past...

Love this! Sometimes I bake it and sometimes I just heat it on the stovetop. Tastes great either way!

As other reviewers mentioned, this is not a traditional, creamy mac 'n cheese. Though you could probably make it that way by adding in some cream cheese, etc. Anyway, after reading the other r...