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.

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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.

Tried-and-True Chili Mac

Diabetic Living

Leek Mac and Cheese

Food & Wine

Cooks usually reserve dark, tough leek greens for stock. Here, Grace Parisi sautes them until they're soft and supple, then folds them into a luscious macaroni and cheese made with nutty Manchego.

Total: 1 hr 30 mins

Marja's Mac-and-Cheese

Food & Wine

Jean-Georges Vongerichten is so fond of his wife Marja's ultrarich mac and cheese that it appears on the menu at the Mercer Kitchen, one of his New York restaurants. Marja makes the dish with four cheeses, from creamy Monterey Jack to extra-sharp cheddar. The most unusual touch: the cubes of cream cheese that melt on top.

Total: 1 hr 30 mins

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

Baked Macaroni and Cheese


This extra-easy version of a classic casserole is homey, cheesy and topped with crunchy bread crumbs to make it even better.

Total: 40 mins

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 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.

How to Make Macaroni Salad

This all-American classic is a staple at potlucks and family gatherings - especially in the summer. Learn how to make macaroni salad and you will always have a delicious and inexpensive side to bring.

Greek Garden Pasta Salad

Diabetic Living

Beefy Stuffed Shells

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

Slow-Cooker Mac and Cheese

Taste of the South
Total: 2 hrs 45 mins

Impossibly Easy Mac 'n Cheese Pie

Betty Crocker

Save time! Try a delicious version of mac 'n cheese where you don't have to precook the mac!

Total: 55 mins
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