Super Easy 10 Minute Macaroni and Cheese {Cozy Date Night Recipe!}

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Super Easy 10 Minute Macaroni and Cheese is PERFECT for a simple and romantic DATE NIGHT dinner! It’s cheesy, hearty, and delicious. One pot meals are my favorite!

giant pot of mac and cheese with a ladle

Tis the season for TOGETHERNESS. For some that means working out together. For others it means going out for an expensive dinner and enjoying great company. For us…it means a SUPER EASY comfort food recipe at home, delicious wine, and hours of catching up on our favorite TV shows. Fargo, Homeland, and so many more. If I have my way, I would throw some reality TV in there. But that’s a convo for another day. Tonight is about cozying up together, enjoying our favorite wine, and fixing SIMPLE comfort food that can be made in minutes.

This 10 Minute Macaroni and Cheese is a new favorite and was tailor made for a romantic date night dinner on the couch. Come on over!


creamy mac and cheese in a blue bowl

a bowl on a table with mac and cheese inside

I’ve tried a couple Stovetop Mac and Cheese recipes and this is BY FAR my favorite. The sauce is super creamy and ready in minutes, and the pasta is finished off in the broiler to make that cozy crunchy topping. I LOVE IT. Almost as much as I love binging on TV with Pat.

The other key to this successful date night is WINE. Guess what? Wine and cheese are a match made in heaven. Like me and reality tv, but even better. Our new GO TO easy wine pairing is always entwine Wines! It’s my favorite for lots of reasons.

1) When Wente Vineyard comes together with Food Network, you KNOW the product will be perfection.

2) Every bottle of entwine has easy pairings listed on the back. They make it way too easy for us to enjoy delicious wine!

3) Their bottles are beautiful and their prices are totally affordable. You’d be surprised how much a beautiful bottle means to me.

4) EVERY VARIETAL TASTES SO GOOD! I paired this 10 Minute Mac and Cheese with entwine Merlot and it was such a fab combo. Like I said, cheese and wine. Meant to be.


top view of mac and cheese and a bowl with a bottle of wine behind it

a bowl of mac and cheese

So this meal checks all of my boxes! SUPER EASY, check! LOADED WITH CHEESE (duh), check! READY IN UNDER 10 MINUTES, check! PAIRS WELL WITH WINE, check! LOADED WITH CHEESE…did I already say that??


top view of bowl of mac and cheese with green onions on top

a half empty bowl of mac and cheese with a spoon

Click HERE to find out more about entwine Wines (you will not be disappointed!) and click HERE to find out where you can purchase near you!

Here’s to happy date nights with super easy 10 minute macaroni and cheese for all!!

Don’t tell me what’s happening on Homeland, we are behind!!


bowl of mac and cheese with spoon inside


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