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Creamy Spaghetti and Cheese Recipe

An easy variation of mac and cheese that will be you new favorite side dish! Very few ingredients are needed for this quick pasta recipe.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes


  • 1 lb thin or regular spaghetti
  • 1 TBS chicken bouillon powder
  • 3 TBS butter
  • 1-2 12 oz cans evaporated milk
  • 1/2 to 1 lb American cheese sliced
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • Salt and white pepper to taste


  1. Bring a pot of water to a boil
  2. Stir in the chicken bouillon powder
  3. Add the spaghetti and cook according to the package’s instructions until al dente.
  4. Drain. Do not rinse.
  5. Return the spaghetti to the pot.
  6. Stir in the better.
  7. Add in the milk and cheese. Use as much or as little as you’d like.*
  8. Heat on a medium low setting.
  9. Stir until cheese has melted.
  10. Sprinkle in the onion powder.
  11. Taste.
  12. Add salt and white pepper as desired.
  13. Stir well.
  14. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

*Start will one 12 oz can of evaporated milk. Add more milk as needed to reach your desired consistency.