Perfect Mac and Cheese

Perfect Mac And Cheese Recipe

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Patricia Ring


This is really good and couldn't be easier.


★★★★★ 1 vote

4 - 6
30 Min
20 Min


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  • 3/4 box
    barilla penne pasta, yellow box
  • 2 c
    medium cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter, unsalted
  • 5 oz
    evaporated milk
  • 3/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper and garlic powder
  • 1/2 c
    croutons, crushed (optional)

How to Make Perfect Mac and Cheese


  1. Add penne pasta to boiling salted water in a medium saucepan. Boil for 10 minutes or until al dente. Drain.

    Place the pasta in a bowl. Add cheese, butter, milk, black pepper and garlic powder. Stir well.

    Line a baking pan with foil, spray with cooking spray, top with the mac and cheese, and place under the broiler. Check every 30 seconds,
    until slightly browned.

    Optional - When the mac and cheese has browned slightly, remove from the oven, top with crushed croutons and heat at 450, for 3-5 minutes.

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About Perfect Mac and Cheese

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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