baked macaroni and cheese

Baked macaroni and cheese


Delicious Italian baked macaroni and cheese is a comforting, creamy and flavourful egg-free, nut-free lunch dish made with macaroni pasta, whole milk, butter and cheddar cheese.

Special diets: Vegetarian | eggs-free | nuts-free |

️‍Allergens: not vegan | gluten | lactose | soy |

⏱ 27 mins of preparation time for 72 mins of total time – easy

🍽 6 servings – 896 kcal per serving





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  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1½ tsp salt
  • 1 cooking spray
  • 1 lb macaroni pasta
  • 3¼ cups whole milk
  • ½ lb butter
  • 4 tbsp cornstarch
  • 12 oz cheddar cheese
  • 30 oz canned stewed tomatoes


  • 1 grater
  • 1 wooden spoon
  • 1 colander
  • 2 saucepans
  • 1 oven
  • 1 bowl
  • 1 whisk
  • 1 baking dish


Shred the cheddar cheese with a grater.

Pour 20 cups of water into a saucepan and turn on the heat. Bring the water to a boil. Then add the macaroni pasta and half a teaspoon of salt. Cook for 8 minutes. Then remove from the heat.

Drain the cooked macaroni pasta in a colander.

Pour 3 cups of whole milk into a second saucepan and turn on the heat. Boil for 3 minutes. Then add the butter, black pepper, and the rest of the salt. Stir with a wooden spoon for 3 minutes to get a milk mixture. Then remove from the heat.

Put the remaining whole milk and cornstarch in a bowl and whisk for 2 minutes. Then transfer the contents of the bowl to the second saucepan and whisk for 2 minutes. Add 0.6 cup of the shredded cheddar cheese and whisk again for 2 minutes to get a cheese mixture. Then remove from the heat.

Transfer the drained macaroni pasta to the bowl. Add the cheese mixture and canned stewed tomatoes. Mix with a wooden spoon for 2 minutes to get a pasta mixture.

Spray a baking dish with cooking spray. Then transfer the pasta mixture to the baking dish and sprinkle with the remaining shredded cheddar cheese.

Preheat the oven to 350°F for 15 minutes.

Place the baking dish in a hot oven and bake for 45 minutes.

Turn off the heat and remove the baking dish from the oven.

It’s ready to be served !

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