super-easy macaroni and cheese

super-easy macaroni and cheese

Put away the saucepan. This easy macaroni and cheese casserole cooks completely in the oven. You will need to stir it a few times during baking, and add the cheese just before serving, but the results are as creamy and cheesy as the original.

Recipe from Family Circle
SERVINGS
4
PREP TIME
10 mins

super-easy macaroni and cheese

Put away the saucepan. This easy macaroni and cheese casserole cooks completely in the oven. You will need to stir it a few times during baking, and add the cheese just before serving, but the results are as creamy and cheesy as the original.

Recipe from Family Circle
Recipe from Family Circle
Ingredients
  • 1   can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 1   cup plus 2 tablespoons uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 3/4  cup evaporated milk
  • 2   tablespoons butter, cut up
  • 2   teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4  teaspoon salt
  • 1/4  teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 1/2  cups shredded cheddar cheese
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Directions
1. 
Heat oven to 350 F.
2. 
In a medium-size baking dish (about 8 x 10 inches), combine broth, macaroni, evaporated milk, butter, flour, salt and pepper. Stir to combine. Cover with foil and bake at 350 F for 40 minutes. Stir after 15 minutes and again after 30 minutes. Remove from oven; stir in cheese until melted. Serve immediately.
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