Sharon's Mac n Cheese

Melissa Buchanan-Smith


My BFF is a great cook and the source of many of my recipes. She is my own personal test kitchen.

Everyone asks for this recipe.

Thank you Sharon!


★★★★★ 2 votes

45 Min
35 Min


  • 1 box
    elbow macaroni, cooked
  • 1 qt
  • 8 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 8 oz
    sharp cheddar grated, white
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1
    tomato sliced, optional
  • 1 c
    bread crumbs
  • 4 c
    gruyere cheese, about 12 ounces
  • 1/2 c

How to Make Sharon's Mac n Cheese


  1. Cook and drain pasta according to directions.
  2. Heat milk in sauce pan. Do not boil. Add butter and flour, whisking. Keep on low heat until thickening begins.
  3. Remove from heat and add spices and cheeses. Stir in pasta.
  4. Pour into 3 quart dishing. Arrange tomato slices down center, on top of pasta.
  5. Melt 2 tablespoons butter and add bread crumbs. Stir and sprinkle over pasta.

    Bake 30-35 ,minutes.

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About Sharon's Mac n Cheese

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American

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