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3 Ingredient Macaroni And Cheese

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Ingredients
  Gemelli/Fusilli / other corkscrew pasta 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Cream cheese 6 Ounce, softened
  Shredded cheddar cheese/Cheddar jack cheese 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Salt To Taste
Directions

1. Heat oven to 400°F. In a large saucepot over high heat, bring 2 quarts water to boiling. Add salt to taste and the pasta. Cook, stirring often, 6 minutes. Transfer 1 cup of cooking water to a medium bowl, add softened cream cheese, and whisk until smooth. Continue cooking pasta until al dente, 4 to 5 minutes longer.
2. Drain pasta and return it to the saucepot. Add the cream cheese mixture and 1 1/4 cups cheese and stir until smooth. Season with salt and pepper and transfer to a 9-inch-square glass baking dish. Sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup cheese on top.
3. Bake casserole until macaroni is heated through and cheese is golden, about 20 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Pasta
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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