Skillet Creamy Macaroni & Cheese

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“From Mel's Kitchen Cafe (www.melskitchencafe.com)”
READY IN:
35mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring 3 1/2 cups water, 1 cup of evaporated milk, the macaroni, and 1/2 tsp salt to a simmer in a 12-inch nonstick skillet over hight heat. Cook at a vigorous simmer, stirring often, until the macaroni is tender and the liquid has thickened, 9-12 minutes.
  2. Whisk the remaining 1/2 cup evaporated milk, the cornstarch, mustard, and hot sauce together in a small bowl, then stir into the skillet. Continue to simmer until slightly thickened, about 1 minute.
  3. Off the heat, stir in the cheddar and M.J. cheeses, one handful at a time, adding water as needed to adjust the consistency of the sauce. Stir in the butter and season with salt and pepper to tasted. Serve immediately.
  4. Ham & Pea Variation: Follow the recipe, adding 4 ounces deli-style baked ham, diced, and 1/2 cup frozen peas to the skillet with the cornstarch mixture in step 2.

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