Stove Top Mac and Cheese Recipes

Just like Grandma made. These classic, easy macaroni and cheese recipes are always a hit.


Stove Top

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Easy Peasy Mac and Cheesy

  • 1 pound mini fusilli pasta, or other small pasta
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) Wisconsin swiss cheese, shredded
  • 3 cups (12 ounces) Wisconsin cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup ham, cooked and diced
  • 1 cup frozen baby peas
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Cheese Crusted Stovetop Mac and Cheese

  • 1 pound rotini pasta
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 1/2 cups (10 ounces) Wisconsin cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) Wisconsin monterey jack cheese, shredded
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Smokin' Mac for Two

  • 1 1/2 cups pasta shells or spirals, dry
  • 1 cup shitake mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) Wisconsin smoked gouda cheese, shredded
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Mac and Cheese Salad Lettuce Cups

  • 1/2 pound elbow pasta, dry
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) Wisconsin fresh mozzarella cheese, cubed
  • 2 heads lettuce, such as Boston Bibb or romaine, washed and separated
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Stove Top Pesto Mac and Cheese

  • 3 cups large shell pasta, uncooked (6 cups cooked)
  • 1/2 cup prepared pesto
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) Wisconsin smoked fontina cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) Wisconsin aged gouda cheese, shredded
  • 3/4 cup sweet corn, cooked
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Creamy Poblano Stove Top Mac & Cheese

  • 2 large poblano chile peppers
  • 1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) Wisconsin white cheddar cheese, shredded
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Southwest Stove Top Mac & Cheese

  • 6 ounces elbow pasta(about 1 1/2 cups dry)
  • 1/3 cup red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 3/4 cup (3 ounces) Wisconsin gouda cheese, shredded
  • 3/4 cup (3 ounces) Wisconsin pepper jack cheese. shredded
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Stovetop Ratatouille Mac and Cheese

  • 1 medium Japanese eggplant, sliced
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) Wisconsin mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) Wisconsin asiago cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) Wisconsin parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 pound macaroni pasta
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Summer Greens Mac and Cheese

  • 10 ounces rotini pasta
  • 1 small zucchini, grated
  • 2 cups okra, fresh or frozen (thawed), cut into 1-inch slices
  • 2 cups Swiss chard leaves, roughly chopped
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) Wisconsin fontina cheese, shredded
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Chili Mac and Cheese with Cheesy Puffs

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 cup macaroni pasta
  • 1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) Wisconsin gouda cheese, shredded
  • 2 cups cheese puffs, crushed
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) Wisconsin fontina cheese, shredded
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Gouda Mac and Cheese with Peaches and Prosciutto

  • 4 ounces prosciutto, chopped
  • 2 yellow peaches, peeled and chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) Wisconsin gouda cheese, shredded, plus additional for topping
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
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Fresh Herb Stove Top Mac and Cheese

  • 12 ounces pasta shells
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) Wisconsin gouda cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) Wisconsin mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chives, minced
  • 2 teaspoons fresh rosemary leaves, minced
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Butternut Squash and Beer Mac and Cheese

  • 1 butternut squash, small or medium
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) Wisconsin sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup (4 ounces) beer, IPA or Pilsner
  • 1 pound conchiglie pasta
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5 Ingredient Wisconsin Mac and Cheese

  • 16 ounces macaroni pasta
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) Wisconsin asiago cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) Wisconsin alpine-style cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) Wisconsin sharp white cheddar cheese, shredded
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One Pot Creamy Wisconsin White Cheddar Shells

  • 16 ounces medium shell pasta
  • 1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) Wisconsin white cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) Wisconsin fontina cheese, grated
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