Stovetop Mac and Cheese Recipe

Stovetop Mac and Cheese Recipe

How To Make Stovetop Mac and Cheese

Nothing beats a classic stovetop mac and cheese that’ll sure bring back wonderful memories of old, or better yet, create new ones with your loved ones.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 2cupsmacaroniregular (or whole wheat)
  • 2tspsaltfor the pasta cooking water
  • cupheavy cream
  • 1⅓cupssharp cheddar cheesepacked, grated
  • ½tspmustard powder
  • tspgarlic powder
  • tsponion powder
  • 1pinchcayenne pepper(or a dash of your favorite hot sauce)


  1. Bring a medium pot of water to boil. Add the noodles and salt. Cook until the pasta is al dente, according to package directions. In the meantime, make sure all of your ingredients are measured and ready.

  2. Drain the pasta and leave it in the colander for now. Return the empty pot to medium heat. Immediately add the cream and let the mixture come to a boil. Once boiling, set a timer for 1 minute.

  3. Once the minute is up, add all of the cheese and spices. Stir until the cheese has fully melted to produce a creamy sauce. Add the pasta, stir until the pasta is evenly coated in cheese sauce, and remove the pot from the heat.

  4. Taste and season with salt, if necessary. Serve immediately.


  • Calories: 591.70kcal
  • Fat: 30.81g
  • Saturated Fat: 17.66g
  • Trans Fat: 0.69g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.97g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.64g
  • Carbohydrates: 54.07g
  • Fiber: 2.32g
  • Sugar: 2.81g
  • Protein: 23.90g
  • Cholesterol: 96.07mg
  • Sodium: 392.27mg
  • Calcium: 429.32mg
  • Potassium: 226.25mg
  • Iron: 1.06mg
  • Vitamin A: 263.75µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.24mg
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