Macaroni has long been regarded a kid-favorite, and these recipes bring this pasta to a family level. Whether you are looking for a salad, casserole, or stovetop meal, try these macaroni recipes for a quick and easy dinner tonight.

Tried-and-True Chili Mac

Diabetic Living

Three Cheese Macaroni

Better Homes and Gardens

No Southern-style barbecue is complete without Three Cheese Macaroni. For this super-easy version, just stir the ingredients together and bake.

Chicken Enchilada Pasta

Midwest Living

Chicken-Broccoli Macaroni and Cheese

Midwest Living

A simple cheese sauce seasons the pasta, chicken, and broccoli in this quick dinner. Even kids love it!

Total: 20 mins

Beefy Stuffed Shells

Diabetic Living

Greek Garden Pasta Salad

Diabetic Living

Chicken, Macaroni, and Cheese

Diabetic Living

Adding chicken, spinach, and tomatoes turns ordinary mac and cheese into an extraordinary main dish.

Total: 35 mins

How to Make Macaroni Salad

Everyone should know how to make a macaroni salad simply because it's an all-American classic. Yankee Doodle, 4th of July cook-outs...the dish is practically patriotic! Oh, and it's also the perfect recipe to have on hand for any potluck or picnic.

Shrimp Macaroni Salad

Family Circle

Shrimp adds a new dimension to this popular salad recipe that's perfect for summertime entertaining.

How to Make Macaroni and Cheese

Sometimes the best medicine after a stressful day is a big bowl of comfort food. You know the kind--the lip-smacking, grown-up versions of childhood favorites that can never be beaten by fancier meals. Macaroni and cheese oozes comfort, but don't be tempted to reach for a box. Cheese powder? Really? You can do better than that! Real, made-from-scratch macaroni and cheese is easy to make, and it produces the perfect dose of home-cooked comfort after a hard day.

How to Bake Macaroni and Cheese

There's perhaps nothing more American than learning how to bake macaroni and cheese. Whether it's for a summer barbecue or a winter comfort meal, macaroni and cheese is a crowd pleaser for all seasons.

Tuna and Noodles

Diabetic Living

Three Cheese Macaroni and Cheese

Family Circle

Cottage cheese lends a tanginess to the cheddar cheese sauce in this rendition of the well-loved side dish casserole. A Parmesan and crumb topping further enhances the cheesiness.

Donatella's Italian Mac & Cheese

Better Homes and Gardens

With a decadent blend of 4 Italian cheeses, a crunchy garlic-breadcrumb topping, and a drizzle of fragrant truffle oil, this recipe transforms the comfort food classic into an elegant show-stopper. Take care to only cook to al dente; the pasta will continue to cook in the oven, absorbing the flavors of the luxurious cheese sauce.

ABC Mac & Cheese

Midwest Living

This creamy baked macaroni casserole uses American, blue, and cheddar cheeses.

Total: 45 mins
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