Microwave Mac & Cheese

This easy Mac & Cheese is perfect for nights when the kids don’t want the same dinner as mom and dad.

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. (60 g) elbow macaroni (½ cup/125 mL)
  • ¾ cup (175 mL) water
  • ¼ cup (50 mL) evaporated milk
  • ½ cup (125 mL) shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  1. Combine the pasta and water in the Microwave Pasta Cooker. Cover with the lid and microwave on HIGH for 6 minutes.

  2.  Remove from the microwave and let stand 2-3 minutes.

  3. Add the milk and cheese; stir to combine.

Yield:

  • 1  servings

Nutrients per serving:

U.S. nutrients per serving: Calories 500, Total Fat 24 g, Saturated Fat 15 g, Cholesterol 75 mg, Sodium 430 mg, Carbohydrate 49 g, Fiber 2 g, Sugars 8 g, Protein 26 g

Cook's Tips:

You can substitute the cheddar cheese with any kind of shredded cheese.

You can make Mini Skinny Microwave Macaroni & Cheese: Combine 1/2 cup (125 mL) grated cauliflower with 2 oz (60 g) elbow macaroni and (3/4 cup/175 mL) water. Microwave, covered, on HIGH 6 minutes. Carefully remove from the microwave and add 1/4 cup (50 mL) Greek yogurt and 1/2 cup (125 mL) grated cheddar cheese. Microwave an additional 1-2 minutes. Remove and let stand 1-2 minutes. 

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