Microwave Mac And Cheese Recipe

In a pinch, this is a quick microwave dinner that you can sink your teeth into.


4 cups water
1 cup elbow macaroni, uncooked
2 Tablespoons butter
3 Tablespoons all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk
1 cup cheddar cheese, grated
breadcrumbs (optional)


In a medium saucepan, boil water. Add macaroni and cook 8 minutes; drain.

In a glass or microwave safe dish, melt butter for 30 seconds. Blend in flour and salt.

Stir in milk until smooth.

Microwave 2 minutes, stirring with a fork after 1 minute, until thickened.

Stir in cheese until completely melted.

Pour well drained macaroni into cheese sauce, mixing well.

Microwave at medium-high heat for 3 minutes.

If desired, sprinkle top with bread crumbs before serving.