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Course: Mains
Keyword: Comfort Food, Vegetarian, Weeknight Dinner

Stovetop Mac and Cheese

ACTIVE TIME: 35 minutes
TOTAL TIME: 35 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
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  • 8 ounces elbow macaroni
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into small pats
  • 3/4 cup evaporated milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more for cooking the pasta
  • 3/4 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 10 ounces grated sharp cheddar cheese
ACTIVE TIME: 35 minutes
TOTAL TIME: 35 minutes
Yield: 4 servings

Procedure

  • In a large pot of boiling, salted water cook the pasta to al dente and drain. Return to the pot and add the butter. Stir until the butter has melted and coated the pasta.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the milk, eggs, salt, mustard, hot sauce, and pepper. Stir into the pasta and add the cheese.
  • Set over low heat and stir until creamy, about 3 minutes. Serve.
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