When you're looking for the simplest mac 'n cheese ever, this is the one to turn to. And this quick, 4-ingredient Cheesy Macaroni gets a kick of flavor from cilantro and scallions. It also makes the perfect base or topper for Vegetarian Chili. This recipe is a keeper for sure.
Saving a little pasta water helps make this dish nice and saucy.
Cook macaroni according to package directions; reserve 1/2 cup pasta water, then drain pasta.
Combine Cheddar, cilantro, and scallions in a large bowl. Add macaroni and pasta water, and stir until cheese melts; season with salt and pepper.
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g 29%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Cholesterol 60mg 20%
Sodium 365mg 15%
Carbs 59g 19%
Fiber 3g 12%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.