EZ Crock Pot Mac and Cheez

October 2014

Wait. What? Macaroni and cheese in a crock pot? "No way," you say. But we say, "WAY!"

A quick and easy version of an old favorite, tweaked just a bit to make use of your slow cooker while getting the most out of your back-to-school/back-to-busy days. This easy recipe is loaded with flavor and there's enough to feed a small army. And all you have to do is find 10 minutes in your day to create a creamily delicious meal. Toss a simple salad together, or steam some broccoli, and you've got a full meal that everyone will love.

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CrockPotMacnChezIngredients:

  • 1/2 pound of cooked elbow macaroni
  • 3 cups grated cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups grated gruyere cheese
  • 1 (12 oz) can of evaporated milk
  • 1 1/2 cups milk (unflavored almond or soy milk works great too)
  • 2 medium eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 teaspoons black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

Prepare elbow macaroni according to package directions.

Grease a 4-quart slow cooker or spray with non-stick cooking spray. Combine all ingredients in the order listed and mix well.

Cook on low for 3 - 4 hours. Remember, don't lift the lid to check on the cooking progress.

Plate and serve with a simple green salad or steamed broccoli. Serves 4 – 6.