Cheesey Macaroni Shells Recipe The Cooking Pinay TN
Cheesy Macaroni Shells Recipe
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
35 mins
Cheesy Macaroni shells made from scratch.
Course: Side Dish, snacks
Cuisine: American, European, Italian
Servings: 3
  • 12 oz macaroni mini shells or your favorite pasta
  • 6 cups water
  • 4 oz sharp cheddar cheese
  • 4 oz Colby Jack
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tbsp butter, unsalted
  • salt & pepper to taste
  1. In a medium pot, boil water. Add butter until melted. Add pasta, cook until done.
  2. Drain pasta in a colander. Set aside. 
  3. In a second pot, larger than the one used for the pasta, heat milk to warm on medium heat. Add cooked pasta, then 8 once cheeses (use any combo cheese you like), reduce heat to simmer while stirring continuously until cheese is melted. 
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste.