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Stove Top Mac-n-Cheese

Creamy, cheesy, easy and quick mac-n-cheese with a gluten free option
Course: Pasta, Sides
Cuisine: American


  • 12 oz noodles of choice gluten free or wheat
  • 3 tbsp quality butter
  • 3 tbsp all purpose flour or 4 tbsp gluten free 1:1
  • 1 cup milk of choice
  • 3 cups shredded cheeses gouda, cheddar, mozzarella are great options
  • 1 tsp kosher or sea salt
  • 1 jalapeno, diced optional


  • Cook the noodles according to instructions. Drain and set aside.
  • While noodles are cooking, melt the butter in a large pot. Reduce heat to medium and whisk in the flour.
  • Once a roux has formed, stir in the milk and whisk well until incorporated.
  • Add in the cheeses, sea salt, and jalapeno and stir until cheese has melted.
  • Stir in the noodles. Serve warm and enjoy! Store in an airtight container in the fridge for 3-4 days.