One-Pot Macaroni and Cheese

Author: Canadian Living

This quick-to-make meal will really satisfy. Serve with crisp celery sticks and radishes.

  • Portion size 4 servings


  • 2 cups macaroni (8 oz/250 g)
  • 1 1/2 cup thinly sliced carrots
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 4 green onions chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


In large pot of boiling salted water, cook macaroni for 5 minutes. Add carrots; cook for 4 to 5 minutes or until pasta and carrots are tender but firm. Drain in colander; set aside.

In same saucepan, whisk together milk, flour and mustard; cook over medium-high heat, whisking, for 2 to 3 minutes or until thickened and smooth. Reduce heat to medium; cook for 1 minute longer.

Stir in pasta mixture and butter; cook, stirring, for 2 to 3 minutes or until heated through. Stir in cheese and onions; cook for 1 minute or until cheese melts. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Protein 26 g
  • Calories 580.0
  • Total fat 28 g
  • Total carbohydrate 55 g
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One-Pot Macaroni and Cheese