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Easy Stovetop Mac & Cheese

Author Jen


  • 1 1/2 cup uncooked Macaroni
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 2 tbsp Flour
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1 1/2 cup Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Cook macaroni in boiling water until tender.
  • Transfer macaroni to colander to drain and set aside.
  • Melt butter in pan and add flour.
  • Cook over low heat for about 2 minutes stirring constantly to make a roux.
  • Gradually add in a milk, whisking until smooth.
  • Cook for about 2 minutes, whisking constantly until you reach desired consistency.
  • Add in shredded cheddar cheese and stir until the melted and smooth.
  • Add drained macaroni to sauce and stir until coated.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste and serve.