Outback Steakhouse Macaroni and Cheese (Mac-A-Roo & Cheese C

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

Posted in response to a recipe request.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare rigatoni using package instructions.
  2. Drain and set aside.
  3. In a large saucepan on medium heat, melt butter.
  4. Add flour, stirring constantly.
  5. Mixture should thicken.
  6. When flour thickens, add milk, salt, paprika and cheese cubes.
  7. Stir constantly until the sauce thickens but is smooth.
  8. The cheese sauce should resemble an extra-thick cream.
  9. If mixture is too thick, a little more milk may be added.
  10. Pour the drained pasta into the sauce and gently stir until pasta is completely coated.
Most Helpful

Very close ,but you're overcomplicating it. =) It's literally Penne pasta, and equal parts heavy cream and Velveeta. So you would melt 4oz. of cheese with 4oz. of heavy cream and pour it over the pasta and toss. I know this for a fact. Wink-wink. =)

Audie521 has got it right! 4 oz. of cheese with penne pasta in microwave, then add 4 oz. of heavy cream and stir. I also know this for a fact LOL :D

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"Some of the best macaroni and cheese I've ever eaten." Actual quote! I loved the texture.