There is something about macaroni and cheese…it is a comfort food most find difficult to resist. Personally, I know once I have spotted macaroni and cheese on the menu, it often ends up on my plate. The Outback Steakhouse has a macaroni and cheese recipe many people have requested in the past. The recipe is only on the children’s menu, but why should children have all of the fun? I hate to say it, but when I order take out, I will add in an order of their macaroni and cheese so I can have some at home. This is a recipe that has been pulled from my archives and has been completely updated. My initial recipe was more complicated; I think this recipe is much closer to the original.
Outback Steakhouse Mac A Roo N Cheese
If you need to reheat this later, the macaroni and cheese can be made creamy again by adding more heavy cream. Honestly, you can use milk for this recipe, but the results are much creamier when you use heavy cream. I have also made this with half and half and whole milk with good results.
Do you have any interesting stories or experiences of you ordering off the children’s menu? In addition to ordering this via take out, I have also been guilty of ordering the peanut butter and jelly kids’ combo at Panera Bread. I never keep bread in my house, because I don’t eat a whole loaf before it goes stale, so for me, a freshly made peanut butter and jelly sandwich is a treat. What are your guilty pleasures from a children’s menu?
Outback Steakhouse Mac A Roo and Cheese
This macaroni and cheese is tasty and simple to prepare. Now you can have macaroni and cheese just like the Outback Steakhouse with this copy cat recipe.
- 2 cups dry penne pasta
- 8 ounce Velveeta cheese
- 1/2 cup heavy cream
Cook pasta according to package directions. Cube Velveeta in small pieces, so it can melt easily. In a small saucepan, combined cubed Velveeta cheese and heavy cream. Turn the heat on low and stir until all cheese is melted. Reduce the heat to simmer until you are ready to combine with the pasta. Once pasta is done, pour back into the pot where it was cooked; add sauce and mix well.Print Recipe