Roast Beef Mac and Cheese Bowls Recipe

Jessica Published March 18, 2020

Precooked roast beef, cheddar cheese, and a bunch of other delicious ingredients make this fun and easy to make meal simply delicious.

How To Make Roast Beef Mac and Cheese Bowls

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  • 8 oz 1 pkg Dried Elbow Macaroni Noodles
  • 3 tbsp. Butter
  • 17 oz 1 pkg Refrigerated Fully Cooked Roast Beef Au Jus
  • ¼ cup Butter
  • ¼ cup All Purpose Flour
  • 2 cups Milk
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 4 cups Shredded Cheddar Cheese divided
  • ¼ cup Melted Butter
  • ¼ tsp. Salt


  • Heat oven to 400 degrees.
  • In a large saucepan, cook macaroni according to package directions.
  • Immediately rinse with cold water to stop the cooking process.
  • Drain and set aside.
  • Heat roast beef in a microwave according to package directions.
  • Drain juice from beef and reserve.
  • Shred beef with 2 forks and set aside.
  • Spray six 2 cup oven safe serving bowls with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a large heavy saucepan, melt 1/4 cup butter over medium high heat, then add flour and whisk for 1 minute.
  • Gradually whisk in milk, then continue to cook over medium heat stirring constantly until thickened and bubbly.
  • Stir in 3 cups cheese until melted.
  • Remove from heat, then stir in the macaroni and the beef.
  • Divide mixture evenly among six oven safe bowls.
  • In a small mixing bowl, sprinkle the top of each bowl with the remaining cheese, then the pretzel mixture.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown and bubbly.
  • Let cool for 5 minutes before serving



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