Sue's Skillet Macaroni and Cheese

Skillet Macaroni and Cheese
Skillet Macaroni and Cheese. Rick Lew/The Image Bank/Getty Images
  • Total: 20 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yield: 4 Servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
787 Calories
64g Fat
23g Carbs
31g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 Servings
Amount per serving
Calories 787
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 64g 82%
Saturated Fat 37g 187%
Cholesterol 182mg 61%
Sodium 1389mg 60%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Protein 31g
Calcium 884mg 68%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This recipe is quick and easy. It is one of our favorites. Be sure to include the small amount of green pepper - it makes all the difference!


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1/4 cup minced onion
  • 2 tbsp. minced green pepper
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. dry mustard
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar Cheese

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Melt butter in medium skillet; add uncooked macaroni, onion, green pepper, salt and dry mustard.

  3. Stir in 2 cups water and bring to a boil over high heat.

  4. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 10 to 15 minutes, or until macaroni is tender. 

  5. Remove from heat and stir in shredded cheese.