Traditional Macaroni & Cheese
This baked version of Traditional Macaroni & Cheese is quick and easy to prepare. This family favorite is always a welcomed addition for lunch or at dinnertime.
- 1 2/3 cups (about 7 oz.) dry small elbow macaroni, cooked and drained
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
- 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1 can (12 fl. oz.) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
- 1 cup water
- 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
- 2 cups (8 oz.) shredded sharp cheddar cheese, divided
Directions, Reviews, Nutrition
COMBINE cornstarch, salt, mustard and pepper in medium saucepan. Stir in evaporated milk, water, and butter. Cook over medium-heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil. Boil for 1 minute. Remove from heat. Stir in 1½ cups cheese until melted. Add macaroni; mix well. Pour into prepared casserole dish. Top with remaining cheese.
BAKE for 20 to 25 minutes or until cheese is melted and light brown.
NOTE: To transform Macaroni & Cheese from a simple dish to a savory one-dish meal, add 1 cup chopped ham or hot dogs after milk mixture comes to a boil.
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My husband hates it when I use any other recipes. Great and easy recipe!
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This macaroni & cheese casserole was the best tasting I've ever made not to mention quick & easy. I don't like to add eggs so this recipe is perfect! The only thing I might change up in the future is the types of cheese I use other than that, this recipe is a keeper, you won't be dissapointed!
I have tried many recipes for mac and cheese and this is one of the best I have found. I don't like eggs in my macaroni and this stayed creamy.
I am not a cook...at all...and was asked to bake a homemade dish of mac and cheese. I was so nervous but it was a smashing success! I made it two more times within the month and brought it to more parties...It's so delicious and rich. I actually added some extra sharp cheddar cheese and it was really so darn tasty!
I have been craving homemade macaroni & cheese so was thrilled that I found this easy sounding recipe. It was all that I had hoped for! Very creamy and delicious. I mixed bread crumbs with the cheese for the top for a nice crunch. My husband is still talking about how good it was with dinner tonight! I added the recipe to my recipe box and will definitely be making this again! :)
Serving Size: 1/6 of Recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories: 290
- Calories from Fat: 140
- Total Fat: 15g (23% of DV)
- Saturated Fat: 9g (45% of DV)
- Cholesterol: 50mg (17% of DV)
- Sodium: 540mg (22% of DV)
- Carbohydrates: 26g (9% of DV)
- Dietary Fiber: .5g (3% of DV)
- Sugars: 5g
- Protein: 13g
- Vitamin A: 10% of DV
- Vitamin C: 0% of DV
- Calcium: 30% of DV
- Iron: 4% of DV
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.