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Homemade stove top mac and cheese

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"side dish, mac and cheese"

Serves 6 | Prep Time 5 minutes | Cook Time 20 minutes

Why I Love This Recipe

I chose this recipe because I love mac and cheese and this is a really good recipe.

Ingredients You'll Need

16 ounces elbow macaroni
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 ½ cups chicken broth
1 (12-ounce) can fat-free evaporated milk
¾ teaspoon salt
4 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese
3 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese


1.Boil the macaroni according to package directions. Drain, but do not rinse.

2.In a stockpot over medium-high heat, whisk the cornstarch into the chicken broth, until dissolved. Bring up to a simmer, and let cook for 2 minutes.

3.Whisk the evaporated milk and salt into the thickened chicken broth, and bring back up to a simmer.

4.Remove sauce from heat, and stir in cream cheese, Cheddar cheese, and Parmesan cheese, until melted and creamy.

5. Add the cooked macaroni into the cheese sauce, and stir to combine before serving.

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