Creamy One Pot Macaroni and Cheese

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  • 2 1/2 cups 2% reduced-fat milk (or whole)
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups elbow macaroni
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • salt
  • pepper
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium42% DV1000mg
    Fat48% DV31g
    Protein53% DV27g
    Carbs16% DV49g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories590Calories from Fat280
    Total Fat31g48%
    Saturated Fat19g95%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat280
    Total Carbohydrate49g16%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C4%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    QuickFoodLover a month ago
    AMAZING, easy, fast. add a littlw more milk and its perfect
    Haggin 3 months ago
    Wonderful. Easy, quick, delicious and clean up is a breeze. this is second time I have made this. great recipe.
    Jaeger 3 months ago
    This made for a dinner fail. It took about double time and milk to finish cooking the pasta and it still was pretty much inedible. Pasta still not quite done and so sticky and thick it's a choking hazard. I feel making this was a waste of my time and ingredients.
    Monique 4 months ago
    Fantastic and easy to make
    Jasmine Wyre 6 months ago
    Delicious and easy to make!!!
    Steve 7 months ago
    Excellent. I added some onion powder and rubbed sage. A bit more milk would have made for a creamier texture
    Wood 8 months ago
    Easy and delicious .
    Hailey Jensen 9 months ago
    This was quite bland and the consistency of the sauce wasn’t right
    Katie R. 9 months ago
    I made one addition of a parmesan rind while cooking the pasta. Everything turned out delicious!
    Sondra Cohen Hale 10 months ago
    Excellent and so easy!
    Lauren Taylor 10 months ago
    everyone is right: consistency was off. next time I'll use more milk!
    Levan 10 months ago
    It turned out great was super easy! My daughter is extremely picky so this was a great and easy dish. Good food within 15 minutes.
    Hannah a year ago
    kids loved it and super simple and quick
    Lisa a year ago
    Really good had to add much more cheese though
    Hall a year ago
    Really good but I sometimes like to add seasoned bread crumbs:)
    Michelle L a year ago
    Okay, wasn’t fond of the consistency.
    Pati A. a year ago
    Delicious! I never thought of cooking the macaroni in milk, it looks different so I thought it wasn't cooking, so I added more milk. It still tastes wonderful and was so easy, I'll never make boxed again! I also sauteed some onions and smoked sausage and added to it, it was divine!
    Nicole H. 2 years ago
    I followed the recipe exactly using whole milk and this turned out horribly. It was a bland thick goopy mess and no one in the family enjoyed it. I've made mac and cheese before, from the box and home made, and never run into an issue like this. Hard pass.
    Greenleaf 2 years ago
    This recipe is good. I added some garlic powder. I'd recommend using more than one type of cheese.
    Adam M. 2 years ago
    It was ok. Noodles not quite soft enough
    Heather L. 2 years ago
    My husband and bulldog liked it, but I didn’t. The consistency would be fine, if I liked the taste. I used mild cheddar, and am not a fan. I think I’d enjoy different cheese, so “Next time, Gadget!”
    Jan O. 2 years ago
    So easy to make. Made it exactly as recipe and would make again
    Yvonne 2 years ago
    Meh....not bad. A bit glue like....super thick and really sticky.. The dogs loved it.
    Autumn Snyder 2 years ago
    the taste was wicked good. My only downfall was it kept thickening up on me a lot. i used whole milk to help thin it out but if i looked away for 1 minute it was think again.
    Suzanne Blimling 2 years ago
    It was very yummy. I did add some Gouda to it and extra cream cheese.
    Samantha W. 2 years ago
    Pretty good I changed it a little
    Jennifer Codding 2 years ago
    Absolutely delicious! Just what I was craving, but even better.
    Joyce 2 years ago
    I had to add at least 1 1/2 more milk and 3 tbsp of butter to get the noodles tender. Once I added the shredded cheddar cheese it became thick and sticky. My family hated it.
    Andrea 2 years ago
    I followed it exactly would say the noodles were too firm for my liking and would use more milk next time.
    Lauren Roberts 2 years ago
    I've made this several times and it's always a hit! I add two cups of sharp cheddar and some heavy cream to make it extra yummy. Sometimes I even add bacon!