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Restaurant Style Mac and Cheese

Rated as 4.15 out of 5 Stars

"Excellent restaurant-style macaroni with cheese that knocked me away!"
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Ingredients

25 m servings 376 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. Return drained pasta to the pot. Mix in processed cheese, Cheddar cheese, and cream. Stir until cheeses melt. Sprinkle with salt.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 376 calories; 18.9 g fat; 34 g carbohydrates; 17.1 g protein; 59 mg cholesterol; 623 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This was fast and tasted good. I did make some changes to use what I had on hand. I used 4 slices american cheese in place of velveeta. I used 1 full cup of sharp cheddar cheese. I used 1/4 ...

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HELPFUL TIPS: If you like Velveeta from the box at the store then it may be better to just buy that b/c that's what you're getting here (exactly). I don't even think you'll get credit for makin...

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This was fast and tasted good. I did make some changes to use what I had on hand. I used 4 slices american cheese in place of velveeta. I used 1 full cup of sharp cheddar cheese. I used 1/4 ...

FYI DO NOT SALT THE PASTA WATER!!!! I usually salt my water for boiling my pasta but this recipe does not need that. It reasulted in a slightly too salty dish but I know that next time it will b...

This was great. The cheddar cheese used was medium. The Velveeta made the dish creamy. I did not notice a velveeta taste at all. The only difference was more than 2 tablespoons of he...

HELPFUL TIPS: If you like Velveeta from the box at the store then it may be better to just buy that b/c that's what you're getting here (exactly). I don't even think you'll get credit for makin...

This was awesome fresh off the stove -- so creamy and much like Boston Market Mac & Cheese -- however, it didn't warm up very well after spending the night in the fridge -- A total keeper if fre...

This really is creamy and delicious. I used whole milk instead because that is all I had, and I just used as much as I needed to get the right consistency, and it worked out fine. My only advice...

It would've been 5 stars if I would've used less processed cheese than the recipe called for---- way too cheesie, but underneath all that cheesiness is a great dish.. It does remind me of Bosto...

Excellent. Would be just as good with less processed cheese or a good bit more macoroni, and I needed a little more cream. (used low fat half & half).

Easier than the blue box and twice as good. Couldn't resist adding a good dab of butter and more cream. I served this in individual dishes topped with buttered bread crumbs and broiled until g...