10 Delicious Macaroni And Cheese Recipes For Babies

Macaroni And Cheese Recipes For Babies

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Are you planning to introduce your baby to the classic and much-loved macaroni and cheese? Are you keen to learn easy and interesting recipes to try at home?

Read on to check our ten recommendations of easy and delicious recipes of macaroni and cheese for babies.

Ten Macaroni And Cheese Recipes For Babies:

Here are our ten baby macaroni cheese recipes that will surely make your little one drool:

1. Simple Mac N Cheese:

Simple Mac N Cheese

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You Will Need:

  • A packet of Macaroni
  • 1/3rdcup of grated cheese
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 1 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup of milk
  • Salt
  • Pepper

How To:

  1. Boil the pasta as per the instructions on the packet and let it cool.
  1. Melt the butter in a pan and add the flour. Add the milk and cook over low heat until the white sauce thickens. Add the cheese and stir until it melts. Add a dash of seasoning.
  1. Add the pasta and mix well.

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2. Baked Macaroni And Cheese:

You Will Need:

  • 2 Tbsp Kosher Salt
  • A packet of Macaroni
  • 4 Tbsp butter
  • 4 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups of milk
  • 2 cups of grated cheese
  • ½ cup of breadcrumb
  • 4 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • Water

How To:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degree F. Grease a casserole dish with butter.
  1. Boil water, now add salt and macaroni. Cook, drain and keep the macaroni aside.
  1. Melt the butter in a pan and add the flour and salt. Add the milk and cook until the white sauce thickens. Add cheese and stir until it completely melts. Add macaroni and mix.
  1. In a bowl, add the breadcrumbs and butter. Mix well.
  1. Put the macaroni and cheese in the casserole dish and add the breadcrumbs on top. Bake for 15 minutes.

3. Stovetop Macaroni And Cheese:

You Will Need:

  • Meat slices – optional
  • Salt
  • 1 packet of Pasta
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 3/4thcup of shredded cheese
  • 3 Tbsp milk
  • ½ Tbsp Black Pepper Powder
  • 1 Tbsp chopped parsley

How To:

  1. Cook the meat and keep it aside.
  1. Boil water and add salt to it. Add the pasta and cook. Before you drain it, take out 3/4thcup of the boiled pasta water. Keep it aside and drain the pasta.
  1. Melt the butter in a pan and add the pasta. Add the pasta water. Add the cheese and stir. Now add the milk, pepper powder, and meat.
  1. Garnish with parsley and serve.

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4. Creamy Macaroni And Cheese:

You Will Need:

  • 2 cups of macaroni
  • 4 Tbsp butter
  • 2 ½ cups of grated cheese
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ cup of sour cream
  • 1 can of condensed cheddar cheese soup
  • ½ Tbsp salt
  • 1 cup of milk
  • ½ Tbsp dry mustard
  • ½ Tbsp black pepper

How To:

  1. Boil the macaroni, drain and set it aside.
  1. Melt the butter and cheese in a pan. Add the eggs, sour cream, salt, soup, mustard, milk, and pepper. Add the macaroni and stir. Cook on low heat until the mix thickens.

5. Macaroni And Cheese With Broccoli:

Macaroni And Cheese With Broccoli

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You Will Need:

  • ½ cup of pasta
  • ½ cup of chopped broccoli florets
  • 1 ½ Tbsp butter
  • 1 Tbsp flour
  • 1 cup of milk
  • A pinch pepper powder
  • Salt
  • 1 cup of grated cheese

How To:

  1. Cook pasta as per directions on the packet. Drain and keep the broccoli aside after blanching.
  1. Melt butter in a pan and add the flour. Add the milk and stir until the white sauce thickens.
  1. Add the pepper powder, salt, and cheese.
  1. Add the pasta and broccoli in an oven-safe dish. Top with the cheese sauce.
  1. Add the remaining cheese and bake at 350 degree F until the cheese melts.

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6. Tomato Macaroni And Cheese:

You Will Need:

  • 1 packet of Macaroni
  • 4 chopped tomatoes
  • 45 g butter
  • 45 g flour
  • 450 ml milk
  • 2 cups of grated cheese
  • 1 cup of breadcrumbs
  • 20 g freshly grated Parmesan

How To:

  1. Cook the pasta as per the instructions on the packet. Drain and keep it aside
  1. Melt butter in a pan and add the flour. Add the milk and stir until the white sauce thickens.
  1. Remove from heat and add the cheese. Stir until the cheese melts.
  1. Add the pasta to the pan. Add the cheese and heat again. Add the tomatoes.
  1. Pour the pasta, cheese and tomato mix into a baking dish sprinkle the breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese on top.
  1. Bake at 350 degree F until it turns golden.

7. Super Macaroni And Cheese:

Super Macaroni And Cheese

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You Will Need:

  • 1 packet of Pasta
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½ cups of warm milk
  • ½ cup of canned pumpkin
  • 1 cup of grated cheese
  • A pinch of nutmeg powder
  • Salt
  • Pepper Powder

How To:

  1. Cook the pasta as per the instructions on the packet and keep it aside.
  1. Melt the butter in a pan and add the flour. Add the milk and seasoning. Stir until the sauce thickens. Add the pumpkin and nutmeg powder. Remove from the heat and add grated cheese. Mix until the cheese melts.
  1. Pour the cheese sauce and cooked pasta in a bowl. Mix well and serve.

8. Easy Macaroni And Cheese:

You Will Need:

  • 1 packet of Pasta
  • 1/4thcup of chopped cauliflower florets
  • 8 ounces of shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 ounce of grated Parmesan
  • ½ cup of milk
  • Salt and pepper as per taste
  • 1 ½ Tbsp chopped parsley
  • Water

How To:

  1. Boil water with salt and cook pasta as per instructions on the packet. Keep it aside.
  1. In another pan, boil water with some salt and add the cauliflower. Cook the cauliflower until tender. Drain and blend to a puree.
  1. In a pan, add the pasta, cauliflower puree, milk, and cheese. Cook over medium heat. Stir until the cheese melts.
  1. Add a dash of seasoning and garnish with parsley.

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9. Butternut Squash Mac And Cheese:

You Will Need:

  • 1 packet of Macaroni
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • ½ an onion
  • 2 Tbsp chopped thyme
  • 3 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups of chicken stock
  • 1 cup of cream
  • 1 box of cooked butternut squash
  • 2 cups of grated Cheddar cheese
  • ¼ Tbsp nutmeg powder
  • Pepper powder

How To:

  1. Heat the water and cook pasta as per instructions on the packet.
  1. Heat olive oil and butter in a pan. Add thyme and onion. Add the flour and cook for about two minutes. Add the stock and the butternut squash.
  1. Add the cream and let the sauce boil. Add the cheese and season with salt, pepper and nutmeg powder.
  1. Add the pasta and mix well.

10. Rice Cooker Mac And Cheese:

You Will Need:

  • 1 packet of Macaroni
  • 1 Tbsp Kosher Salt
  • 1/4thcup of milk
  • 1/4thcup of shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3/4thcup of processed cheese
  • ½ Tbsp Black Pepper Powder
  • ½ Tbsp mustard powder

How To:

  1. Add the macaroni, water and salt in a rice cooker.
  1. Place it on standard cycle and cook for 30 minutes.
  1. Next, add the milk, processed cheese, black pepper powder, mustard powder and cheddar cheese. Close the lid and place cooker on warm setting. Cook until the cheese melts.

The ten recipes of macaroni and cheese for babies are perfect to introduce your little one to the popular delicacy. If you have any other interesting baby mac and cheese recipes do share it with us.

Do let us know in the comments box, which macaroni and cheese recipe for baby was the biggest hit.

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