Put down the packet of powdered cheese and step away from the Easy Mac. If you have a microwave and a few minutes, you already have a better way to get your mac and cheese fix. The recipe itself just involves heating and mixing four ingredients in a single bowl. You can use whatever pasta noodles and cheese you have at hand.
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 6 minutes
Total Time: 8 minutes
1/2 cup pasta noodles
3/4 cup water
1/2 cup shredded cheese
1 tablespoon milk or heavy cream
1. Combine water and pasta in a large mug or bowl.
2. Microwave for 6 minutes, stirring approximately every minute and a half. Add more water, 1 tablespoon at a time, if needed.
3. Add cheese and microwave for 20 seconds to melt.
4. Add milk or cream and stir to combine.