Velveeta Mac and Cheese

Velveeta Mac and Cheese
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Velveeta Mac and Cheese
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Velveeta Mac and Cheese

Next time someone tells you there are no shortcuts in life, prove them wrong with a bowl of this super creamy macaroni and cheese. No one will believe you made it from scratch in with just a handful of ingredients. Once you have the basic technique down, make it your own with add-ins like bacon, tomatoes, or cayenne pepper.

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4
Servings
343
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Notes

This recipe is adapted from Kraft's Baked Macaroni and Cheese recipe. For more Velveeta recipes, visit their website.

Ingredients

  • 8  Ounces  soft yellow cheese, such as Velveeta or American
  • ½  Cup  milk
  • 4  Ounces  shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Pinch of cracked black pepper
  • Pinch of ground nutmeg
  • 2  Cups  pasta noodles, cooked until al dente

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Coat a 1-quart baking dish with butter.

Heat the Velveeta cheese and milk in a saucepan over medium low heat, stirring until well blended. Then, add the mozzarella and continue heating the cheese sauce gently, stirring occasionally, until fully combined.

When the cheese is fully melted, add the black pepper and nutmeg. Then, stir in the pasta.

Pour the macaroni and cheese into the baking dish, cover with foil, and cook in the oven until heated through, about 20-30 minutes.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
12g
17%
Sugar
5g
6%
Saturated Fat
7g
29%
Cholesterol
39mg
13%
Carbohydrate, by difference
40g
31%
Protein
20g
43%
Vitamin A, RAE
175µg
25%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Calcium, Ca
524mg
52%
Choline, total
28mg
7%
Fiber, total dietary
5g
20%
Folate, total
28µg
7%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
68mg
21%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
3mg
21%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
782mg
100%
Selenium, Se
50µg
91%
Sodium, Na
814mg
54%
Water
108g
4%
Zinc, Zn
3mg
38%

Mac and Cheese Shopping Tip

If a piece of cheese smells strongly of ammonia, don't buy it. This is typically a sign of spoilage.

Mac and Cheese Cooking Tip

Allow cheese to come to room temperature before serving. This will accentuate the flavors and aromas.