Skillet Mac & Cheese Recipe
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Skillet Mac & Cheese Recipe

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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
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutritional 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.

Directions

  1. Cook macaroni according to the package directions. Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium heat.
  2. 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.
  3. Drain macaroni; add to cheese mixture. Cook and stir for 3-4 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Skillet Mac & Cheese in Simple & Delicious September/October 2008, p14

Nutritional 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.

Reviews for Skillet Mac & Cheese

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Reviewed Jul. 30, 2014

Easy and delicious! Definitely a keeper and no more box Mac and Cheese. What matters most is that my kids and I loved it!

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Reviewed Apr. 18, 2014

Excellent!! I didn't have enough Velveeta so I substituted Laughing Cow White Cheddar wedges and some shredded cheddar and mozzarella. I also used Fat Free half&half. Amazing!!

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Reviewed Apr. 3, 2014

My girls absolutely loved it. Done with boxed mac and cheese.

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Reviewed Feb. 25, 2014

My boys love this!

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Reviewed Feb. 24, 2014

Although its simple and the kids love it,still uses processed cheese.

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