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Mac and Cheese in a ceramic baking pan

Quick Mac and Cheese

Course Pasta
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 592kcal



  • Prepare ingredient for the recipe.
    4 bowls one with cheddar cheese, one with macaroni, one with dijon mustard, one with flour and a measuring cup with milk also a stick of butter
  • Cook pasta per package instructions.
    Macaroni in a strainer
  • Melt butter in a deep skillet. Add in flour and whisk as it cooks.
    Butter and flour being whisked together in a deep skillet
  • Slowly whisk in milk and let it cook for about 5 minutes until the mixture is like the texture of custard cream. Whisk in Dijon mustard.
    Dijon mustard being mixed into the deep skillet with the milk mixture
  • Stir in cheese, until it's all dissolved and creamy.
    Cheddar cheese being mixed into the deep skillet with the milk mixture
  • Add in pasta shells and stir to combine everything together.
    macaroni being mixed into the cheese mixture in the deep skillet


Calories: 592kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 88mg | Sodium: 515mg | Potassium: 303mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 975IU | Calcium: 498mg | Iron: 1.5mg