Stovetop Mac and Cheese

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Summary

Yield
Servings
SourceRecipe from StrongerTogether.coop
Prep time
Cooking time20 minutes
Total time20 minutes

Description

In the race to put a meal on the table, this really doesn't take much longer than the instant macaroni and cheese from a box. It's so much more delicious, and you can use your favorite local cheddar for an instant upgrade.

Ingredients

1 1/2 cup
milk, skim
1 1/2 cup
water
1/2 teaspoon
salt
2 tablespoons
onion (minced)
8 ounces
pasta, macaroni (2 cups)
1/2 cup
peas, frozen
4 ounces
cheese, cheddar (sharp, shredded)

Instructions

Place milk, water, onion and salt in a 4-quart saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a full boil, then stir in the macaroni. Stir and again bring to a boil, then reduce heat to keep at a simmer. Stir frequently for 10 minutes.

 

Start testing the pasta for doneness. When just al dente, stir in the peas, and when they are heated through, stir in the cheese and keep stirring until melted and creamy. Serve hot.

Notes

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