Mac And Cheese

Mac And Cheese
13 May 2024

One of the most popular meals is mac and cheese, which consists mostly of macaroni pasta and cheddar cheese. The most important aspect of this dish, which is popular throughout Europe, is the use of four different cheeses. Mac and cheese, which appeals to practically every taste due to its attractive appearance and flavor, is made by combining the pasta with the cheese sauce and baking it. If the ingredients are ready, we can move on to the details of the delicious mac and cheese recipe from Chef Emircan Canatar.

How Many Calories in 1 Portion of Mac and Cheese?

One serving of mac and cheese is approximately 165 calories. You can consume it in moderation for lunch and dinner.

Prep Time : 15 mins
Cook time : 55 mins
Servings : 8 People
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Mac And Cheese


  • 200 g macaroni pasta (cooked)

For the mac and cheese sauce:

  • 7 slices of cheddar cheese
  • Half a cup of grated Gruyere cheese
  • Half a cup of grated mozzarella
  • Half a cup of grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 pinch of nutmeg
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 pinch of black pepper

For the topping:

  • 1 pinch of roasted panko or breadcrumbs
  • 1 pinch of pickled Mexican pepper
  • 1 pinch of chives
Mac And Cheese


  1. Add butter to the pan, and after it has melted, add flour and roast it. After the roasting, add the milk. 
  2. After adding all the cheeses one by one, grate the nutmeg. After adding salt and pepper, the mac & cheese sauce is ready. 
  3. If it thickens, you can dilute it with milk. You should add salt and pepper in a balanced amount. 
  4. Put it on a baking dish or a cast iron serving plate, put it in a high-temperature oven at 250 degrees, and take it out of the oven when it turns golden brown. 
  5. Make it ready to serve by adding panko, pickled Mexican peppers, and chives. Enjoy your meal.
Expert Tips
  • You can adjust the boiling time of the pasta according to your preferences.
  • After boiling the pasta, drain only the water; do not rinse it under cold water.
  • Although the recipe usually uses macaroni pasta, you can use any of the small pasta types.
  • If the sauce is too thick after adding the cheese, you can add a small amount of milk.

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