Share our post!

Easy Stovetop Mac n Cheese in 3 simple steps. Perfect for a quick side or main dish. It's as simple as 'A B C'!

If you're in a rush or don't have much time to spend in the kitchen, this is a great recipe to make.

Easy Stovetop Mac n Cheese in 3 simple steps. Perfect for a quick side or main dish. 

The ingredients are basic ones which you will likely have in your kitchen already, and you can swap any of the cheeses to your favorite, or whatever you have in your fridge. 

The kids love this easy mac and cheese, and it's possible for them to help you make this too! 

This site contains affiliate links. I may receive a commission for purchases made through these links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. For more information, check Privacy Policy.

Perhaps you're looking for some simple side dishes to serve for a crowd, perhaps pot luck or a party. Maybe a Thanksgiving gathering. You can make this ahead and simply warm through when you're ready to serve. 

Best Ever Slow Cooker Beef Ribs. Fall off the bone, tender pieces of beef slow cooked in a delicious sauce and simply melts in your mouth. The flavor is amazing!

This easy stovetop mac and cheese will also go very well with a few or our dinner recipes, such as our delicious Jagerschnitzel, which is also a very quick recipe, and easy too. Perhaps you'd like to make this to go with a lovely slow cooker recipe, such as our Best Ever Slow Cooked Beef Ribs. Oh my! Delicious! 

You also have an option at the end to place the final dish under the grill/broiler to brown or keep it looking soft, creamy and smooth. It's up to you!

Recipe from Peggy Mitchell

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

5 - 10 minutes

Yield

6 - 8 Persons

Ingredients you'll need

  • cooked macaroni pasta
  • Gouda cheese
  • Pepper jack cheese
  • Extra sharp (white cheese)
  • Cream cheese
  • Milk or cream
  • Butter
  • Flour
  • Nutmeg
  • Seeded or Yellow Mustard

Instructions

1. Shred all the cheeses and put in a bowl.

2. Melt butter and add your flour to start your roux.

How To Make A Basic Cheese Sauce with NO lumps!! Come and try it, and surprise yourself!

When you have let your flour cook down, gradually add the two cups of milk or cream it's up to you calorie-wise.

How To Make A Basic Cheese Sauce with NO lumps!! Come and try it, and surprise yourself!

Add the milk in stages, stirring all the time to make the sauce smooth. You will get some lumps but don't worry, just keep stirring and they will go!

How To Make A Basic Cheese Sauce with NO lumps!! Come and try it, and surprise yourself!

After your roux starts to thicken add all your cheeses until well combined.

How To Make A Basic Cheese Sauce with NO lumps!! Come and try it, and surprise yourself!

When combined grate over a pinch of fresh nutmeg ( if don't have fresh jarred nutmeg will do Just a pinch now or it will be overwhelming) Nutmeg brings out the nuttiness of your cheeses if you didn't know this already. Add the mustard and combine everything. 

3. Put the macaroni in a serving dish and pour the cheese right over your cooked macaroni and its ready. Garnish with some parsley flakes and enjoy. ** If you would like to brown the top, place under the grill/broiler for a few minutes until golden.

We'd love to hear from you and what you thought of our Easy Stovetop Mac n Cheese recipe. Did you make any changes or add some other goodies? Let us know in the comments below. Thanks for reading and happy cooking!

Easy Stove Top Mac n Cheese in 3 simple steps. Perfect for a quick side or main dish. 

Here are some more lovely recipes for you to try

Bacon and Crab Mac N Cheese

These Mac n Cheese Party Bites make great party food and also a good way to use up leftover Mac n Cheese

Mac N Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

Recipe Card

Easy Stovetop Mac n Cheese in 3 simple steps. Perfect for a quick side or main dish. 

Easy Stovetop Mac n Cheese

Yield: 6 - 8
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Easy Stovetop Mac n Cheese in 3 simple steps. Perfect for a quick side or main dish. 

Ingredients

  • 16 oz of cooked macaroni pasta
  • 4 oz Gouda
  • 4 oz pepper jack cheese
  • 4 oz extra sharp, white cheese
  • 4 oz of cream cheese
  • 2 cups of milk or cream
  • 4 TBS butter
  • 4 TBS flour
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • 1 Tablespoon Seeded or Yellow Mustard

Instructions

1. Shred all the cheeses and put in a bowl.

2. Melt butter and add your flour to start your roux.

When you have let your flour cook down, gradually add the two cups of milk or cream it's up to you calorie wise. Add the milk in stages, stirring all the time to make the sauce smooth. You will get some lumps but don't worry, just keep stirring and they will go!

After your roux starts to thicken add all your cheeses until well combined.

When combined grate over a pinch of fresh nutmeg ( if don't have fresh jarred nutmeg will do Just a pinch now or it will be overwhelming) Nutmeg brings out the nuttiness of your cheeses if you didnt know this already. Add the mustard and combine everything. 

3. Put the macaroni in a serving dish and pour the cheese right over your cooked macaroni and its ready. Garnish with some parsley flakes and enjoy. ** If you would like to brown the top, place under the grill/broiler for a few minutes until golden.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 529Total Fat: 34gSaturated Fat: 20gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 103mgSodium: 594mgCarbohydrates: 34gFiber: 2gSugar: 2gProtein: 22g

Nutrition information isn’t always accurate

Delicious Pasta Recipes

Here's a great selection of delicious pasta recipes for you to enjoy!

Share your thoughts

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked*