Have you ever tried making mac and cheese in a skillet? If not, here is your sign to do it! Skillet mac and cheese isn't as hard to make as you might think. With our recipe, you'll have a delicious dinner for your whole family in no time at all.
Kids and adults alike love mac and cheese. Although it may not be the healthiest dish around, sometimes it's okay to indulge. Nothing feels quite as cozy as a good plate of mac and cheese! Some mac and cheese recipes take a long time to make, but we've designed this one to be as easy as possible.
As long as you follow each step for this recipe exactly as written, it will turn out perfectly. You might find that your family asks for this one again and again! If you want to add some extra protein into this recipe, mix in some pre-cooked rotisserie chicken. Most stores have rotisserie chicken readily available.
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Skillet Homestyle Macaroni and Cheese
3½ cups water
1 (12 ounce) can evaporated milk
12 ounces elbow macaroni (3 cups)
salt and pepper
1 teaspoon cornstarch
½ teaspoon dry mustard
¼ teaspoon Tabasco sauce
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
3 Tablespoons unsalted butter
1. Bring water, 1 cup of the evaporated milk, macaroni, and ½ teaspoon salt to a simmer in a 12 inch nonstick skillet over high heat, stirring often, until macaroni is tender (8 to 10 minutes).
2. Whisk remaining ½ cup evaporated milk, cornstarch, mustard, and Tabasco sauce together. Stir into skillet.
3. Continue to simmer until slightly thickened, about 1 minute.
4. Remove from heat. Stir in cheeses, ½ cup at a time, adding additional water as needed for smooth sauce.
5. Stir in butter and season with salt and pepper to taste. Makes 4 servings.
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