Buttermilk Mac 'n' Cheese Recipe

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Buttermilk Mac 'n' Cheese Recipe
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Buttermilk Mac 'n' Cheese Recipe

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"Once you tast this version of an all-time favorite comfort food, you may never make the regular kind again," notes Donna Fancher from Lawrence, Indiana. "It's my most-requested recipe."
MAKES:
8-10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min.
MAKES:
8-10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min.

Ingredients

  • 6 large eggs
  • 3-1/4 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2-1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 package (7 ounces) elbow macaroni, cooked and drained

Directions

In a large bowl, beat the eggs. Stir in the cheese, buttermilk, butter and salt. Add macaroni; toss to coat.
Pour into a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 45-50 minutes or or until a thermometer reads 160°. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Originally published as Buttermilk Mac N Cheese in Country Woman May/June 2004, p40

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 307 calories, 23g fat (15g saturated fat), 193mg cholesterol, 652mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 0 fiber), 15g protein.

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  • 6 large eggs
  • 3-1/4 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2-1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 package (7 ounces) elbow macaroni, cooked and drained
  1. In a large bowl, beat the eggs. Stir in the cheese, buttermilk, butter and salt. Add macaroni; toss to coat.
  2. Pour into a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 45-50 minutes or or until a thermometer reads 160°. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Originally published as Buttermilk Mac N Cheese in Country Woman May/June 2004, p40

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Lori Slobodnik User ID: 2099145 286081
Reviewed Apr. 3, 2018

"This was the worst mac and cheese I have ever seen or tasted. It looked more like scrambled eggs with a few macaroni pieces. Told all my guests not to eat it and when it came time to throw it out, we all had to look the other way because it was so disgusting!! You should really call this cheesy scrambled egg recipe:("

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Kathi User ID: 9428125 284123
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2018

"Wanted to use leftover buttermilk. This recipe has too many eggs (unless you are making an egg casserole). I used 2 eggs and 1 lb of macaroni noodles (16 oz in lb). 7oz is half a box and not enough for the amount of wet ingredients. I felt it would be too much sauce. I don’t like to change ingredients in a recipe because that is why you use a recipe. But I felt these changes improved the dish. Flavor is good however."

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Catherine User ID: 9074362 261109
Reviewed Feb. 10, 2017

"This recipe was absolute rubbish. The final result looked like macaroni with cheesy scrambled eggs. I was so disappointed. I wanted to dump it all in the garbage. The strangest thing was that it actually had great flavor, so I'll give it that. Despite that, I will not be making this strange concoction ever again."

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mamasu8 User ID: 5107062 252234
Reviewed Aug. 4, 2016

"While melting the butter I added 1/2 onion diced and 4 oz. chopped green chilies. Everyone loved this recipe."

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queenmommy87 User ID: 7838068 61253
Reviewed Jun. 6, 2014

"I gave this recipe 2 stars only because it had decent flavor. Other than that I would say this is definitely more of egg dish than anything. It was not creamy and when I took it out of the oven and stirred it I immediately was disappointed and started to look for a last minute ditch to make for my family. I will not be making this egg and noodle cheese dish again."

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acooley1 User ID: 62623 92331
Reviewed May. 9, 2014

"This tasted pretty good, but both my husband and myself were violently ill after eating it. I don't know if it was bad eggs, cheese, milk, or the combination of ingredients that didn't agree with us. I don't intend to find out by making it again...lol"

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SimpleFoods User ID: 7160373 52710
Reviewed May. 2, 2013

"I will try this again; however, because I added some flour as was suggested by a reviewer, it was very dense - not creamy at all. Next time I will not use flour, and possibly will use fewer eggs as another suggested? I love buttermilk, so I want this to be my go-to recipe for mac 'n cheese!"

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Megala User ID: 6829183 58032
Reviewed Aug. 22, 2012

"I love this recipe, but I made some major modifications to it. I'd never used more than 1 egg in any mac and cheese recipe before and the macaroni/egg ratio seemed low so I doubled the macaroni. Also, I love caramelized onions in mac and cheese along with panko bread crumbs so I added both. I also cut out a quarter the amount of butter and voila! Best ever!"

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jmkasprak User ID: 2880256 58031
Reviewed Dec. 10, 2011

"I agree that this is a custard-like recipe. However, it has great flavor if you use a nice sharp cheddar cheese."

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KY_Cook User ID: 1619535 92263
Reviewed Dec. 3, 2011

"OMG, I LOVE this recipe!!! :)"

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