Macaroni and Cheese Soup


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Macaroni and Cheese Soup

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Macaroni and Cheese Soup

1 14-ounce package of macaroni and cheese dinner

9 cups water, divided

1 cup chopped broccoli

1/4 cup chopped onion

1 11-ounce can of condensed cheddar cheese soup

2 1/2 cups milk

1 cup chopped, cooked ham

  1. 1.

    Bring 8 cups of water to a boil and cook the macaroni for 8–10 minutes. Drain and set aside. Make sure to save the cheese sauce packet for later.

  2. 2.

    In another large pot, bring the remaining water, broccoli, and onion to a boil. Cook for 2 minutes.

  3. 3.

    Add the soup, milk, ham, and cheese sauce packet to the water, broccoli, and onion. Heat well.

  4. 4.

    Stir in the drained macaroni and serve.

Fun Fact

Here’s how you say “macaroni and cheese” in other languages.

Portuguese: macarrão com queijo

Swedish: makaroner och ost

Croatian: makaroni i sir

Danish: makaroni og ost

Spanish: macarrones con queso

German: Makkaroni und Käse

French: macaroni au fromage

Italian: maccheroni al formaggio

Finnish: makaronia ja juustoa