STOVE TOP MAC AND CHEESE
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STOVE TOP MAC AND CHEESE

This classic macaroni and cheese is the perfect side dish. It is creamy, cheesy comfort food at its best and read in minutes. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy recipe, mac & cheese, macaroni, macaroni and cheese
Servings: 10
Calories: 439kcal
Author: Diane Roark

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 1 pound Penne or Elbow macaroni
  • 2 teaspoons dry mustard
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups shredded extra-sharp Cheddar
  • 1 cup shredded Colby
  • 8 ounces Velveeta cubed

Instructions

  • Melt butter and whisk in flour until combined.
  • Slowly add in the milk while whisking it into the butter and flour.  Bring the mixture to a boil.
  • Stir in all three kinds of cheese.
  • Keep stirring until the Mac & Cheese is smooth and creamy.
  • Add macaroni, salt, dry mustard, garlic, onion, paprika, black pepper, and cook about ten minutes until pasta is tender.

Nutrition

Calories: 439kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 857mg | Potassium: 374mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 790IU | Calcium: 504mg | Iron: 1.2mg