Mac 'n Cheese

Jeanne Benavidez

By
@jeanneben

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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Serves:

6 - 8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

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
salt
1 tsp
ground black pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In 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.
2
Once 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.
3
Pour 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