Macaroni and Cheese for Two Recipe
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Macaroni and Cheese for Two Recipe

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THIS IS one of those dishes that our family calls "a Mama recipe". My mother rarely consulted a cookbook, so when asked for a recipe, she could only estimate. I've worked out the ingredients to make it for two, but it can easily by doubled. It's simply a good, wholesome dish most folks seem to enjoy. —Betty Allen East Point, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups cooked elbow macaroni
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Nutritional Facts

2 cup: 447 calories, 27g fat (18g saturated fat), 190mg cholesterol, 1050mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 21g protein

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, combine macaroni, cheese, milk, egg and salt; mix well. Pour into a greased 1-qt. shallow baking dish; dot with butter. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Macaroni and Cheese for Two in Reminisce Extra February 1996, p47

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.


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Reviewed Nov. 30, 2015

"This was very good. I enjoyed it. My husband and kids are picky so they didn't try it. I thought the flavor was very rich and cheesy. I did think it was a little on the salty side. If I make this again I will cut the salt in half."

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Reviewed Sep. 6, 2015

"This was easy and delicious. Added diced onions to mix, more cheese than called for and bread crumbs on top - definitely making again! YUM!!"

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Reviewed Feb. 18, 2015

"it was good"

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Reviewed Sep. 12, 2014

"I love this recipe! Easy to make, quick for a night when I don't have anything else prepared. I like to add extra cheese and a breadcrumb topping made with more cheese and some parmesan mixed in. Delicious!"

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Reviewed Mar. 10, 2014

"Skipped the egg and added some mild cheddar in with the sharp. Very good mac & cheese recipe!!"

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