3-Ingredient Macaroni & Cheese Recipe: One-Pot Mac & Cheese Recipe Is the Cheesiest & Easiest by 30Seconds Food

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3-Ingredient Macaroni & Cheese Recipe: One-Pot Mac & Cheese Recipe Is the Cheesiest & Easiest

Forget that blue box! This three-ingredient macaroni and cheese recipe will be your new go-to when you need the cheese.

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 0 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Servings: 6 to 8


  • 16 ounces elbow macaroni
  • 5 cups half and half or milk
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese 

Here's how to make it:

  1. Pour the half and half into a large pot. Bring to a boil.
  2. Add the elbow macaroni and cook until pasta is tender, about 9 to 10 minutes.
  3. Remove from the heat and add the cheese. Stir until melted. Serve.

Variation: Pour the mixture into a baking dish. Pop it under the broiler until the top is browned, about 2 to 3 minutes. 

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Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
This sounds so good. Best comfort food ever!
Mmm, yes please.
Love homemade Mac and cheese! 😋

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