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One Pot Mac and Cheese


One Pot Mac and Cheese

This macaroni and cheese is so easy and tastes better than the box! Perfect for picky eaters!
5 from 2 votes
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  • 16 oz uncooked elbow pasta
  • 4 cups chicken broth or broth of choice
  • 1/2 tsp mustard powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 2 tsp kosher salt more or less to taste
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper more or less to taste
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese grated
  • 1 cup monterrey jack cheese grates
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream or milk
  • 1/2 cup whole milk


  • Add pasta, broth, and seasonings. Stir. Bring to a boil, and cover. Reduce heat to medium low and and cook for 10-12 minutes or until pasta is tender.
  • Add remaning ingredients and stir until nice and creamy. Add a splash of milk if you like it creamier. Option: Feel free to broil in the oven for a few minutes to crisp the top!

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Recipe Rating


  1. 5 stars
    This recipe is to die for!! Our entire family LOVED it, including our extremely picky 7 year old!!
    A++ from this mom!