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Danny's Macaroni and Cheese

Rated as 4.44 out of 5 Stars

"This is the only mac and cheese my husband will eat. His mother used to make it for him when he was young. For added flavor use the stewed tomatoes with herbs and garlic."
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Ingredients

40 m servings 316 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add macaroni and cook until almost done, about 8 minutes; drain.
  3. Mix cooked macaroni with tomatoes and shredded cheese. Pour into a baking dish and bake in a preheated oven for 30 minutes.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 316 calories; 13.4 g fat; 33.5 g carbohydrates; 15.3 g protein; 39 mg cholesterol; 382 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Only because I make this all the time. As for the lack of creaminess many have complained about, while the macaroni is draining, simply had a half cup of whole milk to the pot, with a pat of but...

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Quick and easy? Yes. Good? Not what we had in mind. Very flat taste and dry. Not creamy at all, and did not reheat for leftovers very well. Sorry, NOT impressed!

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Only because I make this all the time. As for the lack of creaminess many have complained about, while the macaroni is draining, simply had a half cup of whole milk to the pot, with a pat of but...

This is a delicious recipe. Easy and fast, too. ***** +

I was also raised on this type of mac & cheese. My mother used extra sharp cheddar and "chunked" it instead of shredding. She also added Italian Seasonings and garlic with Italian stewed tomat...

Very good. A bit dry though. I used low fat cheddar and diced tomatoes with 1 tsp. Italian seasoning. I think the flavor will be a bit more intense when using stewed tomatoes. My husband lik...

This macaroni & cheese recipe is quite good. I think its more of a mac & cheese "jumble" because the cheese & tomatoes never really mix and they don't coat the macaroni like a sauce, as they do ...

This is sooo yummy! With real cheddar, stewed tomatoes and pasta, what's not to love? It's not a very creamy mac and cheese, but it is very cheesy with a wonderful flavor. I used bow tie past...

Quick and easy? Yes. Good? Not what we had in mind. Very flat taste and dry. Not creamy at all, and did not reheat for leftovers very well. Sorry, NOT impressed!

Love this! Sometimes I bake it and sometimes I just heat it on the stovetop. Tastes great either way!

Oh man, did this bring back memories, just like mom used to make. Have made it several times now, first time added a little basil, and the second time for a change, added a sprinkle of cayenne....