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Creamy Stovetop Mac & Cheese

Recipe By Ashlee Redger, Savory Spice Test Kitchen

Yields

6 to 8 servings

Prep Time

5 Minutes

Cooking Time

10 Minutes

Recipe By Ashlee Redger, Savory Spice Test Kitchen

There's no question about it: everyone will love you for this dish! And you don't even have to tell them how easy it is to make.

Serving Suggestions

Garnish with chopped chives. To add variety, stir in sauteed diced red bell pepper or mushrooms, steamed broccoli, or shredded chicken or pork.

Ingredients

1 lbs. elbow macaroni pasta

2 cups whole milk

2 Tbsp. water

1 Tbsp. corn starch


8 oz. cream cheese, cubed and softened

8 oz. Muenster cheese, shredded

8 oz. sharp cheddar, shredded


Savory Spice ingredients in this recipe

  • Salt & Pepper Tableside Seasoning

    Salt & Pepper Tableside Seasoning may seem like an obvious, simple one to always have on hand – but this salt and pepper mix is a Savory Spice ...

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  • Regular Yellow Mustard Powder

    Our regular mustard powder is medium heat, and is ideal in BBQ sauce recipes or when seasoning any meats or vegetables.

Directions

Cook elbow macaroni in a large pot of boiling water to desired doneness. Strain and set aside. Heat milk in a separate large pot over medium heat. In a small bowl, combine water, corn starch, and mustard powder. When milk reaches a simmer, stir in cornstarch mixture and cream cheese. Turn up heat to medium-high and cook until cream cheese is melted and sauce is thickened. Remove from heat and add Salt & Pepper Tableside Seasoning, Muenster, and cheddar. Add cooked macaroni, stir to coat, and serve immediately.