Mac 'n Cheese

Jeanne Benavidez


When I first started learning to cook, I used the boxed mac 'n cheese and was happy with that. Later on, though, I decided that homemade had to be better. This is my basic version but on occasion, I try different types of cheeses.

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6 - 8
15 Min
45 Min
Stove Top


4 c
cooked elbow macaroni, drained
2 c
grated cheddar cheese
1 c
grated mozzarella cheese
8 oz
velveeta cheese, cubed
1 1/2 c
milk or heavy cream
1/2 c
sour cream
2 Tbsp
butter, cut into pieces
1/2 tsp
1 tsp
ground black pepper


1In a large sauce pan, heat milk until hot but not boiling. Add cheeses, sour cream, butter and salt; heat on low until smooth, stirring constantly.

2Once you have the macaroni cooked and drained, place in a large bowl and while still hot and add the cheese mixture. Gently stir to combine well.

3Pour macaroni mixture into a casserole dish and top with additional cheese if desired. Bake for 30 to 45 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Southern