How to Make a Mean Mac-n-Cheese

No cheesy jokes here, we promise – just 5 incredible and easy recipes.

 

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1. Good Ole Mac

Ingredients:

8 ounces uncooked elbow macaroni
4 slices of American cheese
ketchup, if desired

Directions:

  1. Cook macaroni according to the package directions. Drain.
  2. Place the macaroni in a saucepan over medium heat.
  3. Add slices of American cheese and/or ketchup to taste.
  4. Stir until cheesy and delicious.

 

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2. Grilled Mac-n-Cheese Sandwich

Ingredients:

Good ole Mac
2 slices of bread

Directions:

  1. Spread the Good ole Mac evenly in a square baking dish.
  2. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until firm.
  3. Cut the mac-and-cheese into equally sliced squares.
  4. Preheat a pan over medium-low heat.
  5. Place each mac-and-cheese square over a slice of bread
  6. Top with a second piece of bread & griddle the sandwich until golden, about 4 minutes on each side.

 

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3. Al Dente Macaroni

We give the traditional elbow macaroni an Italian twist by using a variety of cheeses and having the pasta remain a bit more firm.

Ingredients:

8 ounces uncooked elbow macaroni
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
1 cup shredded mozzarella
½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
½ cup cream cheese
3 cups milk
2 ½ tablespoons all-purpose flour
¼ cup butter
½ cup bread crumbs
1 pinch paprika

Directions:

  1. Cook pasta as directed until it’s neither too firm nor too soft. Drain.
  2. In a saucepan, melt butter over medium-high heat.
  3. Add pasta and milk, stir in cheeses.
  4. Slowly stir in flour.
  5. Cook over low heat until cheese is melted.
  6. Melt butter in a skillet.
  7. Add breadcrumbs and brown. Spread over the macaroni and cheese to cover.

 

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4. Macaroni Pizza

Ingredients:

Frozen pizza
Good Ole Mac
Olive oil
Optional: Regular green peppers/hot peppers/vegetables

Directions:

  1. Start by making some good ole mac.
  2. Brush pizza crust with olive oil.
  3. Top with macaroni and cheese and optional vegetables.
  4. Bake at 450 degrees for 7-10 minutes.

 

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5. Cheesy Spring Rolls

Ingredients:

Good Ole Mac
Canola oil
8-inch square frozen spring roll wrappers, defrosted
1 egg, beaten with one tablespoon water
No-stick baking spray
Sriracha hot pepper sauce, to taste

Directions:

  1. Brush the edges of spring rolls with the egg mixture.
  2. Scoop about 2 tablespoons of good ole mac onto the bottom half of the square. Fold the two edges. Roll tight.
  3. Place on a baking sheet sprayed with non-stick spray.
  4. Preheat oven to 350F. Bake spring rolls for 5-7 minutes, turning once.

OR

  1. Frying: Deep fry spring rolls in 3 inches of oil at 350F for 5 minutes until shell is crispy golden brown.

 

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