Skillet Mac & Cheese

Skillet Mac & Cheese Recipe photo by Taste of Home

  • Total Time: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni (about 8 ounces)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups half-and-half cream
  • 3/4 pound process cheese (Velveeta), cubed
  • Optional toppings: fresh arugula, halved cherry tomatoes and coarsely ground pepper

Directions

  • Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain.
  • Meanwhile, in a large cast-iron or other heavy skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour until smooth; gradually whisk in cream. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Cook and stir until thickened, about 2 minutes. Reduce heat; stir in cheese until melted.
  • Add macaroni; cook and stir until heated through. Top as desired.

SOURCE: Taste of Home