Cheesy Macaroni and Cheese
Macaroni and cheese like it's supposed to be, tasty with homemade goodness. Children and adults alike will love this classic.
- 2 cups dry small elbow macaroni or shells
- 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine, cut into pieces
- 1 can (12 fluid ounces) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
- 2 large eggs
- 1 teaspoon dry mustard
- 1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper
- 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
- 1 cup (4 ounces) American cheese, cut into pieces
Directions, Reviews, Nutrition
PREPARE pasta according to package directions. Return to saucepan. Add butter; stir until melted.
WHISK together evaporated milk, eggs, mustard and pepper in medium bowl. Add to pasta mixture; stir. Add cheddar cheese and American cheese; stir. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until cheese begins to melt. Pour into 1 1/2-quart casserole dish.
BAKE for 10 minutes; stir. Bake for an additional 20 to 25 minutes or until bubbly and top is lightly golden. Season with salt.
FOR FREEZE AHEAD:
PREPARE as above; do not bake. Cover; freeze up to 2 months. Thaw overnight in refrigerator.
PREHEAT oven to 350° F.
BAKE, uncovered, stirring halfway through, for 45 to 50 minutes or until bubbly and top is lightly golden. Season with salt.
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This is my go-to recipe for pot luck gatherings and it always has people asking for the recipe. My only alteration is to the cheeses: 2 cups mild cheddar and 1 cup sharp cheddar. If I feel like it, I'll add some buttered breadcrumbs on top.
Oh, So Creamy!
Being a lover of Mac & Cheese, I could not resist trying this one! So creamy and quick! The mustard gives it a twist! I added bread crumbs on top to finish it off! It was terrific! Thanks!
I added more cheddar than it called for and used Pepper Jack instead of American, only because I wanted a little kick to it. I always add more cheese in every recipe I make than the recipe calls for, so it is no reflection of this recipe. It was very good. Even the picky children ate it!
Not even the kids liked it
This sounded like a good recipe and was very well reviewed. My only variation from the recipe was use of high protein, multi-grain pasta in place of traditional. The dish wasn't creamy or gooey, rather dry and grainy.
Macaroni & cheese! The ultimate comfort food and the "cheesier the better!" I have shared this recipe with many people.
Serving Size: 1/6 of Recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories: 791
- Calories from Fat: 446
- Total Fat: 49.5g (76% of DV)
- Saturated Fat: 49.6g (148% of DV)
- Cholesterol: 248mg (83% of DV)
- Sodium: 997mg (40% of DV)
- Carbohydrates: 51g (16% of DV)
- Dietary Fiber: 2g (8% of DV)
- Sugars: 1.9g
- Protein: 37g
- Vitamin A: 37% of DV
- Vitamin C: 3% of DV
- Calcium: 104% of DV
- Iron: 28% of DV
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.