Creamy One Pot Mac and Cheese

This One Pot Macaroni and Cheese is so simple that you will wonder why you haven’t always been making it this way. Ready in 15 minutes and 1 pot to clean- I’m sold!

Let’s get started!


In a large pot add the milk, butter, and macaroni noodles. Turn the burner on to medium and bring the mixture to a simmer, stirring often.


Reduce the heat if the milk seems to stick to the bottom of the pan and stir often until the noodles are cooked though, about 15-18 minutes.


Stir in the cheese and salt until everything is melted.


Depending on the type and sharpness of cheese you may want to add up to another cup of cheese. Taste it and see. I used a moderately sharp cheddar and liked it at about 1 and ¼ cups of cheese.


Serve right away as a main dish or side!

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