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White Cheddar Macaroni and Cheese

Amanda Cooks & Styles
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American


  • 1/2 lb. pasta shells
  • 1-3/4 cup whole milk
  • 1-1/2 cup white cheddar grated
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder


  • Cook pasta shells according to pasta instructions for "al dente". Drain and set aside.
  • In a saucepan over medium heat, add butter and begin to melt. Add flour and stir to form a paste. Slowly Add milk to the flour mixture while stirring. Add salt, pepper, and garlic powder and stir. Bring sauce to a simmer. Reduce heat to low and stir in white cheddar cheese. Stir until cheese is fully melted into the sauce.
  • Toss pasta shells in with the cheese sauce and serve immediately.
Keyword mac and cheese, pasta, side dish