Back Packers Mac N Cheese


1 Cup freeze dried small elbow macaroni
OR 1Cup elbow mac blitzed into smaller pieces
1 Tbsp freeze dried milk powder
5 Tbsp freeze dried Velveeta powder

Back Packers Mac N Cheese

Sep 16, 2022Brian Witmer

Contributed By: Live. Life. Simple.

This recipe uses freeze dried ingredients and will make as many individual servings as you choose* 


1. Cook, drain and rinse your noodles.
2. These can go straight onto the trays.
3. Milk will work best if pre-frozen.
4. Velveeta needs to be cut into small, bite sized cubes or slices.
After Freeze Drying Ingredients
5. Run the milk and Velveeta through a blender or food processor to make a fine
6. If desired, you can blitz the noodles in the food processor as well, to make
smaller pieces that will rehydrate faster.
7. Add all ingredients together in a bowl or rehydrate in a Mylar bag with boiling
water. If possible, you may have better results boiling noodles first, then adding
cheese and milk.
8. Store Appropriately (See Tips and Tricks for storage help)



Rehydration: For 1 Cup serving: add 1/4-1/2 Cup boiling water, let sit covered for 5 min, stir and let sit for additional 5 min

* Large Tray = 8 Cups/tray   Medium = 6 Cups/Tray   Small = 4 Cups/Tray

Cycle times & rehydration for reference only. Your results may vary


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