Hot Pot Mac and Cheese

Most college students crave mac and cheese; here's an easy way to make it right in your dorm room.
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Hot Pot Mac and Cheese

Shuttestock

Most college students crave mac and cheese — here's an easy way to make it right in your dorm room. Yes, that's right: You can have mac and cheese without having to deal with the mess in the communal kitchen.

2
Servings
859
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup elbow macaroni, uncooked
  • 2 Cups water
  • 6 Ounces sharp Cheddar (cut into half-inch cubes)
  • Cup milk
  • Teaspoon pepper

Directions

Cook elbow noodles until tender, as per package instructions. Drain noodles.

Return pasta to hot pot and add cheese, milk, and pepper. Stir constantly with heat temperature on low until cheese is melted.

Serve and enjoy!

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
36g
51%
Sugar
11g
12%
Saturated Fat
18g
75%
Cholesterol
90mg
30%
Carbohydrate, by difference
95g
73%
Protein
39g
85%
Vitamin A, RAE
499µg
71%
Vitamin B-12
2µg
83%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1mg
1%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
3µg
3%
Calcium, Ca
903mg
90%
Choline, total
59mg
14%
Fiber, total dietary
7g
28%
Folate, total
315µg
79%
Iron, Fe
15mg
83%
Magnesium, Mg
124mg
39%
Manganese, Mn
2mg
100%
Niacin
10mg
71%
Pantothenic acid
2mg
40%
Phosphorus, P
871mg
100%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
81µg
100%
Sodium, Na
1319mg
88%
Thiamin
2mg
100%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
1µg
7%
Water
206g
8%
Zinc, Zn
6mg
75%

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.