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.

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.

Italian Mac 'n' Cheese

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Greek Mac 'n' Cheese

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

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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