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Macaroni cheese recipes

20 Recipes

Discover BBC Good Food's best-ever mac 'n' cheese recipes. Enjoy a classic, creamy pasta bake or add a twist with bacon, beer, crab or cauliflower.

Spiralized butternut mac 'n' cheese

4

(5 ratings)

All of the comfort of warming macaroni cheese, with butternut noodles instead of pasta. Use this recipe as a base and experiment with other veggie noodles
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Beer mac 'n' cheese

3.194445

(9 ratings)

A staple of Manhattan's East Village, Emma Freud's cheddar and pale ale pasta dish is the ultimate comfort food...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Crab mac 'n' cheese bake

5

(2 ratings)

A seafood twist on a family favourite that's packed with sustainable shellfish. Serve with a lemony rocket salad...
  • 55 mins
  • More effort

Cauli cheese macaroni

5

(3 ratings)

Combining two comfort food favourites, mac 'n' cheese and cauliflower cheese, this is a new classic in the making!...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Mac ’n’ cheese sliders

0

(0 ratings)

Feed a crowd at a party or buffet with these American-themed canapés of crispy squares of macaroni cheese, sandwiched in mini bread rolls
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Green bean mac ’n’ cheese

4.84375

(8 ratings)

Runner and green beans make a delicious addition to a comforting pasta bake - top with pumpkin seeds for added crunch
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Mac ‘n’ hock-a-roni cheese

4.75

(4 ratings)

Make a cheat's cheese sauce to whip up this favourite pasta bake in half an hour - add a twist with ham hock and peas
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Best-ever macaroni cheese recipe

4.54717

(53 ratings)

This perfect macaroni cheese recipe comes with a creamy cheese sauce, a hint of mustard and uses leftover French stick for its crunchy topping. An easy and classic family favourite.
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cauli-macaroni cheese

4.355265

(38 ratings)

What do you get if you cross cauliflower cheese with macaroni cheese? Comfort food heaven
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Butternut macaroni cheese

3.992855

(35 ratings)

This comforting and creamy family pasta bake is given a makeover by adding roasted squash
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Ultimate macaroni cheese

4.435185

(27 ratings)

Learn how to make perfect macaroni cheese every time with this recipe
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Butternut squash & sage macaroni cheese

4.375

(2 ratings)

There's little more comforting than a homemade macaroni cheese. This version includes 1 of your 5-a-day, as well as a hint of sage...
  • 2 hours and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian