The absolute ultimate comfort food, doesn't get any better than this Easy One Pot Creamy Mac and Cheese.
The macaroni's boiled with a blend of milk and water, not just water, and it's not drained after cooking.
As it boils, it releases the starch into the milk and water, thickening the sauce and giving you that perfect creamy béchamel sauce which coats the macaroni just right.
Easy, and quick, taking under half an hour to prepare and cook! The perfect delicious hearty lunch or dinner.
- The pasta is cooked in the sauce for about 10 minutes. Remember that you have to stir it every few minutes to ensure that the pasta does not stick to the bottom of the pot.
- When the pasta is almost done, tender but still firm, remove it from the heat and stir in your grated cheese. At this stage, the sauce containing the pasta should not be too thick.
- The pasta will continue cooking and the sauce will continue thickening when it is removed off the stove.
- Its best to serve immediately after cooking. However, even after an hour after cooking, the sauce may have almost completely absorbed into the macaroni but still has this smooth silky texture and taste to it.
So try out this recipe next time you are in the mac and cheese mood, the perfect easy weekday dinner!
If you like this recipe, be sure to check out my other amazing pasta recipes
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