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Slow Cooker Mac & Cheese

Southern Style Slow Cooker Mac & Cheese

How to make Greek yogurt mac and cheese in the slow cooker! A unique and delicious twist on a classic southern favorite.
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword Slow Cooker Mac and Cheese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 10 minutes
Author I Heart Recipes


  • 1 lb elbow macaroni pasta uncooked
  • 1/2 lb smoked gouda cheese shredded
  • 1 1/2 lb sharp cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1/2 lb monterey jack cheese shredded
  • 32 oz Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup half & half OR 1/2 cup whole milk & half cup heavy cream
  • 4 tbsp salted butter melted
  • 2 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tsp seasoning salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp garlic powder


  • In a large bowl combine the greek yogurt, butter, chicken broth, and half & half.
  • Stir until well combined.
  • Sprinkle in the seasoning salt, black pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, paprika, and cayenne pepper.
  • Stir until everything is well incorporated.
  • Next toss the uncooked macaroni into the slow cooker.
  • Now add the cheese in the slow cooker.
  • Stir, then pour in the creamy mixture( greek yogurt, chicken broth, and etc..)
  • Stir everything until well incorporated.
  • Place the lid on the slow cooker, then set the slow cooker on low.
  • Let cook for 3 hours.
  • Serve and enjoy!