Meatless Main Dish

Baked Macaroni and Cheese for Two

April 8, 2017
Baked Macaroni and Cheese for Two - cream and delicious comfort food

Baked Macaroni and Cheese is gooey, rich, creamy comfort food. I love the look and texture of this cavatappi pasta but any pasta works great in this recipe.

 

Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Sprinkle in a pinch of salt. Add the pasta and cook for 8 – 10 minutes until aldente. Drain the water off the pasta and return it to the cooking pot.

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Stir the butter or margarine into the pasta. Isn’t that cavatappi pasta gorgeous?

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Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Whisk together the egg and heavy cream.

To the pasta, add the heavy cream mixture, 1 cup of shredded cheese, and the processed cheese food (like Velveeta). Mix it all together and season with the salt and pepper.

Baked Macaroni and Cheese for Two - zonacooks.com

Pour the pasta mixture, divided evenly, into two oven safe baking dishes. Sprinkle the tops with the remaining 1/2 cup of shredded cheese.

Baked Macaroni and Cheese for Two - zonacooks.com

Bake for 30 – 35 minutes until heated through and bubbling around the edges.

Baked Macaroni and Cheese for Two - Baked Macaroni and Cheese is gooey, rich, creamy comfort food. I love the look and texture of this cavatappi pasta but any pasta works great in this recipe.

Baked Macaroni and Cheese for Two - cream and delicious comfort food
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Baked Macaroni and Cheese for Two
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 
Baked Macaroni and Cheese is gooey, rich, creamy comfort food. I love the look and texture of this cavatappi pasta but any pasta works great in this recipe.
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2
Calories: 1093.3 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 Cups uncooked pasta
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine melted
  • 1 1/2 Cups shredded cheese I used Cheddar Jack
  • 1 Cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 Egg
  • 4 ounces cubed processed cheese food (Velveeta)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
Instructions
  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Sprinkle in a pinch of salt. Add the pasta and cook for 8 – 10 minutes until aldente. Drain the water off the pasta and return it to the cooking pot.
  2. Stir the butter or margarine into the pasta.
  3. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  4. Whisk together the egg and heavy cream.

  5. To the pasta, add the heavy cream mixture, 1 cup of shredded cheese, and the processed cheese food (Velveeta). Mix it all together and season with the salt and pepper.

  6. Pour the pasta mixture, divided evenly, into two oven safe baking dishes. Sprinkle the tops with the remaining 1/2 cup of shredded cheese.
  7. Bake for 30 – 35 minutes until heated through and bubbling around the edges.

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