Soul Food Mac and Cheese Recipe

Savory Experiments


A classic soul food mac and cheese recipe, originally shared by John Legend when he visited Martha Stewart. Creamy and delicious, this recipe is a winner.


  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, plus more for baking dish
  • 1 pinch of salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 cups elbow macaroni
  • 2 12 ounce cans evaporated milk
  • 1/3 cup skim milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon lawry's seasoned salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 16 ounces extra sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 8 ounces shredded monterey jack cheese, shredded
  • 1 pinch of paprika, for sprinkling


  1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease a 13 x 9" baking dish with butter and set aside. Bring a large pot of water to...
  2. Get the full instructions at Savory Experiments
Soul Food Mac and Cheese Recipe

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