Mac 'n' Cheese: 10 to Try

This classic comfort food is so versatile you could serve it a different way every week. For inspiration, start here.


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Herbed Mac 'n' Cheese

    Croutons give this mac 'n' cheese crunch, while olive oil makes a simple, heart-healthy sauce. Mix in your favorite fresh herbs for extra flavor.

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Italian Mac 'n' Cheese

    A classic combo of mushrooms, roasted red peppers, and Parmesan cheese makes this dish a family favorite.

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Harvest Mac 'n' Cheese

    For a taste of fall, toss macaroni with sauteed apples, toasted walnuts, and fresh sage. Granny Smiths add tart flavor, while Cameos offer sweetness and a bit of spice.

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Smoky Mac 'n' Cheese

    White cheddar, crispy bacon, and raw almonds turn plain pasta into a hearty casserole; serve it with a simple salad of mixed greens.

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New England Mac 'n' Cheese

    Fresh lobster and crab gives this pasta dish a dinner party-worthy touch. Warm melted butter makes a simple sauce.

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Pizza Mac 'n' Cheese

    Two kiddie favorites come together in this quick-and-easy comfort food. Simply toss macaroni noodles with your favorite pizza toppings. A combo we love: pepperoni, mozzarella, tomato sauce, and oregano.

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Denver Mac 'n' Cheese

    This colorful pasta dish mixes various flavors and textures, with ham, green peppers, onions, cheddar cheese, and hard-cooked egg; cold leftovers make a great lunch.

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South of the Border Mac 'n' Cheese

    Chorizo sausage and avocado spice up traditional mac 'n' cheese. Toss arugula with balsamic vinaigrette for a simple side dish.

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Greek Mac 'n' Cheese

    For Mediterranean flair, toss macaroni with roasted chicken, herbed feta, green olives, and roasted sweet peppers.

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Garden Mac 'n' Cheese

    Fresh produce tossed with noodles makes a healthy meal. A veggie combo we love: asparagus, broccoli, carrots, spinach, and banana peppers.

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