Skillet Baked Mac and Cheese

I love my cast iron. There is something about cooking and baking with cast iron that just gives food a different taste. Of course, you need to make sure that the cast iron is cared for properly too. You don’t care for it the same way as traditional cookware. If you haven’t already, take a look at my post on how to season cast iron.

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Skillet Baked Mac and Cheese

Skillet Baked Mac and Cheese

Skillet baked mac and cheese is one of my families favorite meatless meals. If you have never made your own homemade mac and cheese, there is no comparison to that boxed stuff in the store. This is a million times more tasty and it’s much better for you as well.

Skillet Baked Mac and Cheese

30 minCook Time

30 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 1 box organic Penne pasta
  • 4 tbsp organic butter
  • 4 tbsp flour
  • 3 to 4 cups of organic milk
  • 1 cup of shredded organic sharp cheddar (VT cheddar if you can get it)
  • 1/2 cup shredded organic monterey jack
  • 1/2 cup shredded organic pepper jack
  • 1 cup of breadcrumbs (homemade or I like Ians Italian)

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta according to directions. Drain. Pour into baking dish.
  2. Melt the butter in a pot.
  3. Stir in the flour until smooth.
  4. Add the milk and stir over medium heat until it thickens.
  5. Add the cheese and stir until melted.
  6. Add the cheese sauce to the pasta and stir well.
  7. Top with bread crumbs.
  8. Bake 350F for 30 minutes.
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You can bake this in one large cast iron pan or bake it in four individual sized cast iron pans. If baking in individual cast iron pans, shorten the baking time to about 15 minutes. The breadcrumbs should be lightly brown on top.

 

Skillet Baked Mac and Chese

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Comments

  1. What a great line up of recipes. lots of dinner ideas.
  2. This looks so good. I have actually never tried to do mac and cheese like that. Thanks for the inspiration.

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