Simple Stove Top Macaroni and Cheese

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Lori Mama

I saw this simple recipe being made on the CBC Network "Best Recipes Ever" program. I just made a slight adjustment.

Top Review by Bonnie G 2

This gets 5 stars just for ease of prep. It's such a nice creamy, cheesy recipe for those nights when you need something fast and warm. I can see all kinds of possibilities for this. Maybe add some garlic to the onions, some chopped ham, or even topping w/more grated cheese and toasting in the oven for a few minutes. YUM!! Liked the addition of the mustard and cayeene pepper and think you could use a mix of differant cheeses. This time I made as directed with the exception of using bow tie mac as I didn't have elbow here. We'll be using this one often I can tell. Made for Every Days a Holiday tag game 2013

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large saute pan, over medium heat, cook the onions in the butter until softened.
  2. Add the flour and cook for 3 minutes.
  3. Add the mustard and cayenne.
  4. Continue cooking for another 2 minutes.
  5. Pour in the hot milk, whisk and simmer until thickened.
  6. Stir in the cheese.
  7. Taste for seasonings.
  8. Combine the sauce and the macaroni, along with the parsley.
  9. Let stand 5 minutes off the heat with the lid on.
  10. Serve.

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