Simple Mac and Cheese Recipe

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Simple Mac and Cheese Recipe


If you are looking for something really quick when the kids get home from school, or you just need a quick side dish, give this Simple Mac and Cheese Recipe a try.

This recipe caught my eye because of the use of the microwave. Except for heating and defrosting I don’t use the microwave very often; but when I saw this recipe I thought it was worth giving it a try. You can pretty much have the cheese sauce done just on time to mix it into the macaroni when it comes off the stove. This Simple Mac and Cheese Recipe tastes great and requires no oven time. However this is a small recipe and you may wish to double it depending on the age, and number you are feeding. Enjoy


1 cup elbow macaroni

1 cup milk

3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

Salt and pepper to taste

2 tablespoons butter

1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese


2 tablespoons butter or margarine

1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese


1. Cook pasta according to package directions for al dente; drain and set aside.

2. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine milk, flour and salt and pepper to taste; whisk or beat until smooth. Add butter and cheese.

cheese sauce Simple Mac and Cheese

3.  Microwave on high for 5 minutes and whisk until smooth. Return to the microwave for an additional 4 to 5 minutes, mix or beat until smooth.

3. Mix the sauce and cooked pasta together and serve hot.

Serves 2 adults


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  1. Amber Melnechenko says:

    Horrible, did not work at all!!! Melted my microwave safe bowl,
    And burnt the cheese!! Horrible recipe, should never be made

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