A Different Way of Eating Pasta: Mac & Cheese Soup

August 21, 2018

Whenever we’d have Mac & Cheese at home—whether it’s the homemade kind or the boxed variety—I’d always want more of the cheese sauce. I mean, who wouldn’t? It is, after all, that luscious golden puddle that makes this dish an all-time favorite.

Today, we’re showing you how to turn that golden puddle into a golden pool with this recipe for Mac & Cheese Soup. A dream come true for cheese lovers indeed, this will definitely make you want to replace that bowl of sopas any given day.

Of course, you shouldn’t forget to lick the bowl clean afterwards.

Mac & Cheese Soup

Total Time: 30 minutes / Yield: 2-3 servings


  • 3 cups cooked Macaroni
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 3 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup cream
  • 1 cup cubed ham
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper


  1. In a casserole, melt the butter add the flour until it sizzles.
  2. Add the chicken broth, and whisk until fully incorporated.
  3. Add the cream and ham.
  4. Simmer for a minute, then add the cheese until fully melted.
  5. Add in the cooked macaroni, season with salt and pepper, and then stir.
  6. Serve.
Mikka Wee Mikka Wee

Mikka Wee is former editor of Pepper.ph and was part of the team until she got whisked away to Singapore in 2016 where she worked in advertising and eventually found herself back in the food industry. She currently does marketing work for two popular Singaporean dessert brands and is a weekly columnist for The Philippine Daily Inquirer’s lifestyle brand, Preen.ph. She has always been crazy about travel, food, and her dog Rocket.

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4 responses to “A Different Way of Eating Pasta: Mac & Cheese Soup”

  1. MOTHER OF GOD. It’s like you’ve heard my dreams and made it real! 🙂

  2. Johann says:

    erm, which part of the recipe do you put in the macaroni?

  3. Carissa says:

    Just tried this now, i substituted the ham with bacon and the 1 cup of cheddar cheese with a 115g Sachet of Chiz wiz with pimento and it tastes AWESOME, thanks for recipe!

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