15 Minute Recipe for Macaroni and Cheese
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
A recipe for Macaroni and Cheese in just 15 minutes? Yes, you can make a delicious and easy One Pot Mac and Cheese in no time at all! This simple mac and cheese recipe is so tasty, so cheesy, and can be made in minutes. Welcome to your new go-to meal!
- 8 oz. macaroni noodles
- 3/4 cup 6 oz. evaporated milk
- 1 egg
- 1 tsp smooth dijon mustard
- 1/8 t nutmeg
- 1 t dried basil
- 1 tsp salt or to taste
- 4 T butter
- 2 cups shredded cheese we used 1 1/2 cup mexican blend as well as 1/2 cup bellavitano sartori chai tea cheese. from hyvee. you could use any sartori cheese or gruyere to give it an extra kick. if you can't find those, any shredded cheese will work. use the kind you like best
- 1/2 cup velveeta cubed (OPTIONAL)
- pepper to taste
Cook noodles according to package directions to al dente.
While you're cooking the noodles, combine everything except the butter in a medium sized bowl and set aside.
Melt the butter in a microwave safe bowl and set aside.
Once noodles are done, drain and return to the pot (turn off heat) add butter and stir to coat the noodles.
Add the egg mixture to noodles and turn the heat to low. Cook, stirring, for 2-3 minutes, until mixture thickens and cheese is melted. Add in the velveeta (optional) if using.
Serve immediately. (it will thicken and dry out if you wait too long)
Calories: 562kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 129mg | Sodium: 1118mg | Potassium: 329mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 905IU | Vitamin C: 0.9mg | Calcium: 433mg | Iron: 1.4mg