Easiest 15 Minute Stove Top Macaroni and Cheese (3 Ingredients!)

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by MommyMakes

This is a great quick lunch or side dish. It is as simple and fast as the boxed mac n cheese, but heartier! Servings are 4 little kids lunches or 4 small side-dish servings. This is great with frozen peas or diced ham stirred in. Or add chopped broccoli florets (fresh or frozen) and match stick carrots to the boiling water with the pasta.

Top Review by bmcnichol

I tripled the recipe and added a bit of milk and pepper. We all enjoyed this.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil noodles in salted water for 6 minutes.
  2. Drain noodles by tipping over the sink, using a spoon to keep the noodles from falling out (noodles do not have to be completely drained, some cooking water is okay).
  3. Return noodles to the stove over low to medium heat melt butter and velveeta, stirring occasionally (Add additional meat, veggies or spices). If desired, thin sauce with a little milk.
  4. Once melted, serve warm immediately.

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