Creamy Mac and Cheese Tips
How do you keep mac and cheese creamy?
This homemade mac and cheese recipe has plenty of creamy ingredients, and you can make sure to keep all of that creamy goodness by not overcooking your cream sauce. Cook it just until thickened. Once it's ready, seal in moisture by covering your dish with foil for the first half of the bake.
What can you add to mac and cheese to make it better?
Many mix-ins go well with mac and cheese. You can add steamed vegetables such as broccoli or cauliflower, or make your homemade creamy mac and cheese a hearty main dish by adding cubed ham, rotisserie chicken, ground beef or pulled pork
. Add texture by topping it with green onions, parsley, bacon, truffle oil, crushed crackers or potato chips. Or get creative with the cheese
! Trying mixing in an unexpected variety of little-known cheeses
for a more complex flavor. Here are more cheese recipes we crave
How long does homemade mac and cheese last?
To make your homemade mac and cheese last, keep the leftovers in the fridge for up to three days, or in the freezer
for up to two months. Research contributed by Elizabeth Harris.
1 cup: 653 calories, 46g fat (30g saturated fat), 143mg cholesterol, 1141mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 25g protein.