Macaroni and Cheese Recipes
Macaroni and Cheese with Slow-Roasted Tomato Slices
Creamy and cheesy, there aren't many foods more comforting than homemade macaroni and cheese. Experiment with different ingredients to find the perfect recipe for your family. Here, tomato slices top rich single servings.
This homemade version of the noodle favorite will make you forget about the boxed orange variety. A sauce made with three kinds of cheeses and a crunchy breadcrumb topping really separate it from its store-bought cousins.
Macaroni and Cheese
For the maximum crust, bake macaroni and cheese in a broad, shallow casserole dish. Broccoli can be added nicely to this recipe.
Macaroni and Cheese with Butternut Squash
Macaroni and cheese, a comfort classic, is lightened (though you wouldn't know it) yet retains its creamy texture and its crisp topping. Instead of the usual bechamel, we use a rich puree of butternut squash, chicken stock, and nonfat milk.
John Legend's Macaroni and Cheese
When musician John Legend visited Martha, he shared his recipe for this favorite Southern comfort food, with generous helpings of both Monterey Jack and cheddar cheeses; evaporated milk creates a creamy texture under the golden brown surface.
Gluten-Free Mac and Cheese
With this recipe, everyone can enjoy a forkful of warm, comforting mac and cheese, complete with a crunchy topping.
Macaroni and Three Cheeses
This luxurious macaroni and cheese keeps unbaked in the refrigerator for up to a day; in the oven, it turns piping hot, creamy inside, and golden brown on top in less than an hour.
Macaroni and Cheese with Ham
Ham makes a nice addition to this macaroni and cheese recipe.
Seafood Mac and Cheese
Lobster goes great in this fantastic one-dish meal, but if that seems too luxurious, use any combination of seafood that makes you happy.
Southern Mac and Cheese
This down-home macaroni and cheese uses a base of eggs and half-and-half for a tasty, custardy alternative that's denser than many renditions.
Mediterranean Macaroni and Cheese
Introduce the sunny flavors of tomato, olives, and feta to your mac and cheese. If you like, add canned tuna, browned ground meat, or cooked chicken when you stir in the feta.
Spinach Mac and Cheese
Add a bit of green goodness to basic mac and cheese with fresh spinach, stirred into the sauce until just wilted.
Emeril's Three-Cheese Baked Macaroni
Everyone loves old-fashioned macaroni and cheese, and this bacon-and-garlic version comes together in no time flat.
Lighter Macaroni and Cheese
These individual mac-and-cheese casseroles call for pungent Parmesan and extra-sharp cheddar, which means the noodles get away with less-than-usual amounts of cheese. Low-fat milk, chicken stock, and olive oil keep the sauce creamy.
Baked Shells with Winter Squash
This is a grown-up alternative to macaroni and cheese, but even kids might approve.
Macaroni and Cheese
This easy recipe for macaroni and cheese freezes well, so bake up an extra dish to have a meal on hand for busy weeknights.
Mrs. Kostyra's Mac and Cheese
Martha has fond memories of her grandmother's recipe, which called for unusual ingredients such as spaghetti, tomato soup, and sour cream. In this version, Martha and her mother pay tribute to Grandma's recipe, while calling upon a few of the more traditional additions such as elbow macaroni and grated Swiss.
Squash Baked Macaroni
This recipe for squash baked macaroni from chef Todd English is a perfect choice for dinner.