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This easy mac and cheese is baked in the oven for a quick meal. A friend of mine sent me this recipe when I got my first apartment because she knew I hated cooking! It's really easy — even I can make it — and it tastes great. I'm not sure where she found the recipe.

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
35 mins
total:
45 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
1 (2-quart) casserole
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 2-quart baking dish.

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  • Boil macaroni in a large pot of salted water until barely done, about 5 minutes. Drain and set aside.

  • Whisk together milk and egg in a large bowl. Stir in cheese and butter.

  • Place par-boiled macaroni in the prepared baking dish. Pour milk mixture over macaroni, season with salt and pepper, and stir until combined. Press mixture evenly into the baking dish.

  • Bake, uncovered, in the preheated oven until top is browned, 30 to 40 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

472 calories; protein 21.8g; carbohydrates 46.2g; fat 21.9g; cholesterol 66.1mg; sodium 356.3mg. Full Nutrition
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