Super Easy Mac and Cheese with Ready Pasta

Mac and cheese doesn't get easier than this recipe using Ready Pasta Cut Macaroni in combination with Cheddar cheese and heavy cream.

Prep Time:
1 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
6 mins
2 servings


  • 1 pouch Barilla® Ready Pasta Cut Macaroni

  • 1 ½ cups heavy cream

  • Salt and white pepper to taste

  • 1 ½ cups Cheddar cheese, shredded


  1. In a large skillet, heat the heavy cream until it simmers. Season with salt and pepper.

  2. Tear Ready Pasta pouch open and add pasta to the skillet; cook for one minute or until the pasta is heated through.

  3. Remove the skillet from the heat and add the cheese; gently stir until the cheese has melted into the cream.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

1242 Calories
102g Fat
48g Carbs
36g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 1242
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 102g 131%
Saturated Fat 63g 315%
Cholesterol 353mg 118%
Sodium 997mg 43%
Total Carbohydrate 48g 17%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 36g
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Calcium 862mg 66%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 235mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.