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Creamy Gourmet Mac-N-Cheese
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4.50 from 2 votes

Creamy Gourmet Mac-N-Cheese

This creamy gourmet mac-n-cheese is easy, quick, no baking, and ready in less than 15 minutes.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time1 hr 12 mins
Total Time1 hr 14 mins
Course: lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy, mac-n-cheese, no-bake, simple
Servings: 1
Calories: 684kcal


  • microwave


  • 2/3 cup uncooked small macaroni(75g)
  • 3 tbsp half and half
  • ½ tbsp butter
  • 1 ounce grated sharp cheddar cheese(28g)
  • 1 ounce grated Monterey jack cheese(28g)
  • 1 ounce Velveeta cheese cut into little cubes28g
  • gourmet toppings of your choice


  • Cook the macaroni (al-dente) in a large microwave-safe bowl or in a kettle on the stove. Drain and place in soup bowl.
  • add all of the cheeses, half and half, and butter
  • microwave 1 minute. Stir and microwave 30 seconds more.
  • Top with your favorite gourmet toppings.
  • Top it off with:
    Oven-roasted garlic and broccoli with a sprinkle of parmesan garnish.
    Grilled asparagus
    Bacon crumbles
    Buffalo blue chicken: rotisserie chicken, sliced and topped with hot sauce and blue cheese.
    Lobster: cut up a cooked lobster tail.
    The list is endless, get creative and use your imagination.



*Note: the calories and nutrition are for just the mac-n-cheese without any gourmet toppings.  


Serving: 1*recipe | Calories: 684kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 99mg | Sodium: 851mg | Potassium: 332mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1115IU | Calcium: 642mg | Iron: 1mg