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Southern Mac n Cheese is one of the most popular soul food dishes. It’s creamy, rich, so comforting, and delicious.
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Easy Southern Soul Food Mac n Cheese

Southern Mac n Cheese is one of the most popular soul food dishes. It’s creamy, rich, so comforting, and delicious.
Keyword Soul Food Recipes
Servings 10
Calories 614kcal
Author Izzy

Ingredients

  • 1 pound elbow macaroni (3 cups dry)
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 cups shredded cheddar cheese divided
  • 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2 cups Colby cheese

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease a 9x13-inch rectangular baking dish and set aside.
  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Sprinkle a pinch of salt and add the pasta. Cook according to until al dente (1 minute less than the package directions). Drain the pasta
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the milk, heavy cream, eggs, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper. Then stir in 2 cups of cheddar cheese, Monterey Jack cheese, and Colby cheese.
  • Add the cooked pasta to the prepared pan. Pour the milk and cheese mixture on top and stir to distribute evenly.
  • Sprinkle 2 cups of cheddar cheese evenly across the surface.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes or until the top is golden brown.
  • Remove from the oven. Cool in the pan for about 10-15 minutes before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 614kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 150mg | Sodium: 584mg | Potassium: 230mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1269IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 702mg | Iron: 1mg