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178 macaroni cheese recipes

ready in 30 to 60 minutes

Macaroni and cheese is a classic American favorite featuring American cheddar cheese. Macaroni and cheese, sometime refereed to as “mac and cheese” or “macaroni pie” is most strongly associated with with American cuisine in particular in the south as a southern living comfort food.

Thomas Jefferson discovered macaroni in Paris and Italy and imported a machine to make it and according to some source make a machine to produce macaroni. In 1802 he served a “macaroni pie” at a state dinner. Later in 1942 a dish called “macaroni and cheese” appeared in the 1824 cookbook, “The Virginia Housewife”.

Kraft Dinner or “KD” was created in 1937 and is incredibly popular in Canada where it is the #1 best selling packaged food product in grocery stores there.

However, boxed macaroni and cheese cannot compare to the taste of home made versions. There are many gourmet versions and variations that can be prepared by home chefs and it is well worth the minimal amount of effort to make your own.


Broccoli and Macaroni with Lots of Garlic



What an easy recipe! If you are a garlic lover, you will love this scrumptious pasta dish that will have you scooping out a second helping for yourself.

Arizona Skillet Dinner



This recipe is easy to scale down. A filling, tasty yet wholesome one pot meal that's perfect for busy week days.

Old-Fashioned Macaroni and Cheese



Classic and easy to prepare old fashioned baked macaroni and cheese baked until bubbly with a crispy top.

Cheesy Pizza Casserole



A cheesy baked pasta casserole with minced beef and some Italian flair.

Chili Mac 'N Cheddar



Definitely give this recipe 5 stars. We really had no idea how it would come out before we made it, and the result was outstanding...

Green Bean Pasta Bake



Really enjoyed this dish. Quite easy to make, and it was cheesy and delicious. A hearty and tasty meal. Will be making this recipe again.

Chicken Mac Casserole



Chicken mac and cheese casserole. Crusty, cheese topped, satisfying bubbly perfection.

Three Cheese Baked Macaroni



This cheesy and delicious baked macaroni is packed with yumminess. Three cheeses together deliver the ultimate flavor. Make it ahead, reheat it for a quick and yummy dinner.

Lucia's Broccoli and Macaroni



Definitely a quick and easy dish. A very clean taste, cooked bacon bits added some nice smokiness and broccoli lightened up the whole dish with lots of goodness. We used whole g...

Cheesy Ham Casserole



I used my left over smoked ham for this recipe and it came out awesome. I made it exactly has the recipe described and my family actually loved it. I will make it again!

Stove-Top Macaroni and Cheese with Roasted Tomatoes



Three words for this recipe ... yum, yum and YUM! Very easy to make and great flavor.

Baked Macaroni



A delicious pasta dish made with a bolognaise sauce, eggs, milk and grated cheese then baked in the oven. A traditional Maltese dish the whole family will love

Skillet Macaroni and Cheese with Broccoli and Mushrooms



Cheesy and creamy mac 'n cheese with the added texture and flavor of mushrooms and broccoli, all in one skillet for easy cleanup. Using a skillet keeps it quicker than a slow ba...

Three Cheese Broccoli Mac and Cheese



Who doesn't like mac and cheese? Three kinds of cheese make it absolutely cheesy and delicious. Packed with veggies including broccoli, carrots and bell pepper enveloped in chee...

Kielbasa-Mustard Macaroni and Cheese



Give your mac and cheese a new taste by adding kielbasa and mustard. The cheddar and mozzarella cheeses make this mac and cheese taste ultimately delicious and cheesy with plent...

Baked Macaroni and Cheese with Broccoli and Cauliflower



a Weight Watchers recipe Prep: 15 min. Cook: 45 min. 7 PointsPlus

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