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Cheesy One Pan Mac & Cheese



Ingredients for 6 people

  • 1 box Barilla® Pronto® Elbows
  • 3 cups water cold
  • 1 cup heavy cream ½ tablespoon dry mustard
  • 1 ½ cups sharp cheddar cheese shredded
  • ¾ cup Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese grated
  • 2 tablespoons parsley chopped
  • Salt and black pepper to taste


  1. 1
    Pour whole box of pasta into a large skillet (approximately 12 inches in diameter).  Pour 3 cups of cold water into the pan, ensuring that the water covers the pasta. 

  2. 2
    Turn on the burner to high, then set your timer for 10 minutes.  Optional:  add about 1/2 teaspoon of salt to taste.

  3. 3
    Cook on high, stirring regularly, until most of the water is absorbed about 10 minutes but may vary by stove. 

  4. 4
    Add mustard and cream and bring to a simmer then, remove skillet from the heat and gently fold in sharp cheddar, Parmigiano and parsley.  Serve immediately.

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