Easy 1-pot macaroni and cheese by Mama Steph
TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - Almost everyone loves delicious macaroni and cheese, and kids are especially fond of it.
I’m pumping up the protein by adding ham, but you can use other add-ins, like cooked ground beef, rotisserie chicken, or favorite vegetables.
Easy 1-pot macaroni and cheese
2 cups milk
2 cups water (more, as needed during cooking)
16 ounces uncooked large elbow pasta
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups grated cheddar cheese
Small package diced ham (optional - or other cooked meats or vegetables)
1. In a Dutch oven or a deep-sided skillet, combine the milk, water and salt, whisking over medium-high heat.
2. Stir in the dry pasta, and brink the liquid to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook, stirring very often, for the length of time specified on the pasta packaging. (at least eight minutes; test one piece before taking of heat.)
The pasta will absorb the liquid.
3. Stir in the grated cheddar, and stir until melted. Serve hot.
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