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Slow-Cooker Mac & Cheese

Slow-Cooker Mac & Cheese

Creamy and classic, cheesy pasta in the crock pot will be the hit of the potluck or family dinner.

Prep Time

15 minutes

Total Time

3 hours 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 10ounces elbow macaroni (2 1/4 cups)
  • 1cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1cup shredded Gruyère cheese
  • 8ounces American cheese, thinly sliced and roughly chopped
  • 1 1/2cups milk
  • 112-ounce can evaporated milk
  • 1 1/2teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 3/4teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/4teaspoon salt
  • 1/4teaspoon black pepper
  • 1tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1/2cup panko breadcrumbs

Instructions

  1. Coat the inside of the slow-cooker bowl with cooking spray.
  2. Combine macaroni, Cheddar, Gruyère and American cheeses, milk and evaporated milk in the slow cooker; stir well and cover; cook on High for 3 hours or Low for 4 hours.
  3. When there is 30 minutes cook time remaining, stir in Worcestershire, mustard, salt and pepper.
  4. Melt butter in a small nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in panko and cook, stirring often, for 2 minutes or until toasted and golden. Sprinkle over the top and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Per serving (recipe makes )

Calories 452kcal
Carbohydrate Total 35g
Fiber 1g
Total Fat 25g
Saturated Fat 17g
Cholesterol 71mg
Sodium 646mg
Protein 24g