Easiest Ever Mac and Cheese (Campbells)

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 25 mins

In our house, Mac and Cheese is a staple! (No, I don't have any kids.. it is I that loves the cheesy pasta.) Based on the reviews on the Campbell's website, this is an easy, go to, tasty recipe. What I like is that I can use whole grain pasta and low fat milk to make it much better than the boxed stuff. I have made these modifications in the listing of the recipe, but certainly use full fat milk (or.. dare I say.. cream!)/regular pasta if you wish. **Original recipe calls for 1/2 can milk and 1/2 can water but I figured Zaar wouldn't recognize that so I put about 2/3 c. It may be more accurate to use the can method.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the soup, milk and water in a 3-quart saucepan over medium-high heat to a boil.
  2. Stir the pasta in the saucepan. Reduce the heat to low. Cook for 20 minutes or until the pasta is tender, stirring often.


Most Helpful

I made it exactly as recipe calls except used large macaroni and regular milk.. Excellent, nice taste and texture.. Thank you, I will make this often 8)

Jey S. June 30, 2016

*Great comfort food* I made this last night for a quick side to go with my stadium brats. I used home made cheese soup with Velveeta cheese using Recipe #278160 also used 1 cup milk and 2 ounces water. Thanks for posting, I will make this often. :)

Papa D 1946-2012 April 23, 2010

Used regular pasta instead of whole wheat, because that is what I had on hand. Had to add a little extra liquid, but other than that, it was good for a quick and easy mac and cheese. I did not really time it though -- just based it on tender time :)

iewe March 29, 2010

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