Mom's Macaroni & Cheese

Total Time
1hr
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

Mom made this when my second son was born and SHE was in the mood for "comfort food". Had to bug her for a year to get the recipe written down(she's a throw it all together and it tastes great every time cook!). Easy and simple to make. The whole family loves it, I take it to potlucks and always get raves. Sent it out on a recipe exchange a year ago and got a lot of compliments.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Melt the Velveeta, grated cheddar cheese, milk, mustard and minced garlic until smooth and creamy. Stirring frequently.
  2. Sautee the ham, onion and celery. About 10 minutes
  3. Add the ham mixture to the cheese sauce. Mix with the cooked noodles. Spoon into a large rectangle baking dish.
  4. Brown the breadcrumbs with dash of onion and/or garlic powder in butter.
  5. Sprinkle over top of macaroni & cheese bake @ 350 degrees for 1/2 hour.
  6. This dish can feed up to 6 or more people at one meal. Makes great leftovers.
Most Helpful

Definitely a keeper. One of the best mac and cheeses ever. I left out the ham, but can see where it would be great as a main dish with the ham. Thanks for sharing!

BamaKathy September 14, 2013