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List of things to put in mac and cheese, as ranked by chefs, cooks, and food lovers. Macaroni and cheese is one of the most popular foods in the world. It’s a comfort food for many people, not only because the pasta is filled with carbohydrates and the cheese is warm and delicious. It’s also a comfort food to many people because it reminds them of the times they were sick as a kid and were given a big plate of mac and cheese by Mom. Some people consider mac and cheese a child’s meal or just a simple side dish. However, mac and cheese is very versatile. There are dozens of different ingredients that can be added to the dish to make it classy, fun, sweet, savory, or special.

This list includes many ingredients that have been known to make mac and cheese taste extraordinary. Additions from spices to vegetables are able to transform the dish from simple to fine cuisine. For your meat loving family, you can add bits of hamburger. For the fancier group, lobster and truffle oil works well. The health conscious person will love macaroni, cheese, and kale.

What do you think are the best things to put in mac and cheese? This list of mac and cheese additions features ingredients for every type of food lover on the planet. If your favorite mac and cheese ingredients aren't listed, make sure to add them to this macaroni and cheese ingredients list.

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Bacon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese

2
50 17
Garlic is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese

3
52 31
Broccoli is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese

4
44 26
Lobster is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese

5
51 35
Ham is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese

6
42 28
Hamburger is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese

7
37 28
Sausage is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese

8
37 29
Hot sauce is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese

9
30 26
Caramelized Onions is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese
Caramelized Onions

10
23 26
Pulled pork is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese

11
23 26
Cayenne pepper is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese

12
22 26
Pea is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese

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19 23
Mushroom is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese

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20 25
Spinach is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese

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20 27
Crab is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese

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18 25
Tomato is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese

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23 34
Tuna is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese

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17 25
Truffle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese

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18 28
Corn is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese

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18 30
Cauliflower is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese

21
16 27
Sweet Red Bell Pepper is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese

22
14 28
Salsa is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese

23
17 33
Chili with Beans is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese

24
11 24
Asparagus is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese

25
12 26
Green Bell Peppers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese

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10 25
Shrimp is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese

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10 25
Kale is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese

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9 26
Brussels sprout is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese

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10 29
Rice is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese

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7 27
Olives is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese

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6 26
Chard is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese

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5 26
Pine Nuts is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese

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6 31
Pumpkin is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese

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5 28
Artichoke is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese

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5 29
Pineapple is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese

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4 27
Quinoa is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese

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4 29
Pistachios is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese

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2 29
Fava Beans is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese

39
2 29
Hazelnuts is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Things To Put in Mac and Cheese