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over the rainbow macaroni and cheese

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Karen Ward
Waynesboro, VA

I got this recipe from the Oprah Winfrey Show. It is a recipe of Patti Laballe. My friends and family RAVE about this when I make it

(2 ratings)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 35 Min

Ingredients For over the rainbow macaroni and cheese

  • 1 Tbsp
    vegatable oil
  • 1 lb
    ellbow macaroni
  • 8 Tbsp
    8 tablespoons (1 stick) plus 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 c
    shredded muenster cheese
  • 1/2 c
    mild cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 c
    1/sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 c
    monterey jack cheese
  • 2 c
    half and half
  • 1 c
    velveeta cheese, cut into small cubes
  • 2 lg
    eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 tsp
    seasoned salt
  • 1/8 tsp
    black pepper

How To Make over the rainbow macaroni and cheese

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly butter a 2 1/2 quart casserole dish. Set aside.
  • 2
    Bring large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Add the oil, then the elbow macaroni, and cook until the macaroni is just tender, about 7 mins. Do not overccok. Drain well. Return to the cooking pot. In a small saucepan, melt 8 tablespoons of the butter. Stir into the macaroni. In a large bowl, mix the Muenster, Mild and Sharp Cheddar, and Monterey Jack Cheeses. To the macaroni, add the half and half. 1 1/2 Cups of shredded Cheese, the cubed Velveeta and the eggs. Season with the Seasoned salt and pepper. Transfer into the buttered casserole dish. Sprinkle with the remaining 1/2 cup of shredded cheeses and dot with the 1 tablespoon of butter. Bake until its bubbly around the edges, about 35 mins. Serve hot.

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