Skillet Mac & Cheese
You could use salt and pepper to taste, but we don't feel it needs it. This is so simple it seems almost too easy! But you'll love it and fix it often. —Ann Bowers, Rockport, Texas
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.
- 2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1-1/2 cups half-and-half cream
- 3/4 pound process cheese (Velveeta), cubed
- Cook macaroni according to the package directions. Meanwhile, in a
- large nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium heat.
- Stir in flour until smooth. Gradually add cream; bring to a boil.
- Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat. Stir in
- cheese until melted.
- Drain macaroni; add to cheese mixture. Cook and stir for 3-4 minutes
- or until heated through.
- Yield: 4 servings.
Nutrition Facts: 1-1/2 cups equals 599 calories, 37 g fat (22 g saturated fat), 128 mg cholesterol, 1,163 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 24 g protein.