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Cheesy One Pan Mac and Cheese

Rated as 4.43 out of 5 Stars

"Elbow pasta in a creamy, tangy sauce is mixed with Cheddar and Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese--a quick and delicious mac and cheese the whole family will love."
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Ingredients

10 m servings 526 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Pour whole box of pasta into a large skillet (approximately 12 inches in diameter). Pour 3 cups of cold water into the pan, ensuring that the water covers the pasta. Turn the burner to high, then set your timer for 10 minutes (optional: add a bit of salt to taste).
  2. Cook on high, stirring occasionally, until almost all of the liquid has evaporated.
  3. Add dry mustard and cream and bring to a simmer then, remove the skillet from heat and gently fold in the sharp Cheddar, Parmigiano and parsley. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 526 calories; 30.3 g fat; 44.7 g carbohydrates; 20.6 g protein; 99 mg cholesterol; 409 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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One of the best mac N cheese recipes I HAVE EVER had and so quick! Love the Pronto Pasta...no fail and so tasty! I used half and half and 2 tbsp of butter to sub for the heavy cream, worked per...

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The pasta idea behind this is genius. I really enjoyed keeping everything in one pot. My issue with this recipe was it was too bland for me. My son liked it and our neighbors also enjoyed it (af...

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One of the best mac N cheese recipes I HAVE EVER had and so quick! Love the Pronto Pasta...no fail and so tasty! I used half and half and 2 tbsp of butter to sub for the heavy cream, worked per...

I found that I needed to add more water as it boiled. The pasta took longer than the suggested 10 minutes to cook. After reading the reviews I decided to amp up the flavor by making Buffalo Ma...

Absolutely loved how quickly this came together! It's really almost unbelievable how fast it is! I used sharp cheddar and a really sharp shaved parmesan cheese, but still felt like the flavor ...

Super easy and my kids LOVED it!! I just love that the Barilla Pronto pasta requires no draining--one pot equals super easy cleanup after. I think amazing things could be done with this recipe--...

I made it in my skillet and it turned out wonderful!

This is fantatsic. The only difference is made was adding more water. Other than that exactly the same. Just remember to add salt and pepper to tatse.

I prefer traditional southern mac and cheese, but this was really good. My son loved it so it's a keeper.

Made this adding some cooked andouille sausage and topped with roasted asaparagus. Excellent flavor, but I added a little extra cream because it came out kinda gloppy. Super fast. Super easy. I'...

I consider myself a mac 'n' cheese connoisseur. It's my favorite food, and I love almost every kind- from the box, frozen, freshly made, cheaply made, gourmet-ly made, etc. And I have to say t...