Go Back
+ servings


If you're looking for a kid approved dish that the whole family will love, these white shells and cheese were made just for you! Making a homemade cheese sauce doesn't have to be complicated, and we'll show you just how easy it can be in this recipe!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Easy Side Dish, Mac and Cheese, pasta, white cheddar
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 633kcal


  • Saucepan


  • 1 lb shell pasta
  • ½ cup butter
  • 6 Tablespoons flour
  • cups milk
  • cups white cheddar cheese (shredded)
  • cups parmesan cheese (shredded)
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pinch pepper


  • Cook pasta according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  • In a saucepan, heat 1/2 cup butter until melted.
  • Slowly whisk in flour until blended, and then slowly add in the milk. Bring mixture to a boil and continue stirring until it starts to thicken. Add in cheese, mustard, salt, and pepper until smooth.
  • Add macaroni to the sauce and stir until completely combined.
  • Serve topped with extra parmesan cheese and a sprinkle of pepper.



Calories: 633kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 21g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 974mg | Potassium: 371mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 1077IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 649mg | Iron: 1mg