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.
- 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
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.