A super cheesy and flavorful macaroni and cheese recipe, featuring four varieties of cheese!
Course: Main Course
Keyword: Dinner, Pasta
Macaroni and cheese:
3 1/2Cpastaroughly 3/4lb
2Tbspall purpose flour
1/2tspground black pepper
4ozmild cheddar cheeseshredded
4ozextra sharp cheddar cheeseshredded
2ozmild cheddar cheeseshredded
Preheat oven to 375°F. Set aside a 2qt baking dish.
Bring water to a rapid boil in a medium-large saucepan. Cook pasta according to package instructions or personal preference.
In a double boiler over simmering water melt butter, whisking in flour. Slowly whisk in milk and cream, followed by seasonings. When liquid is warm, add half of the cheese. Whisk occasionally until fully melted. Add remaining cheese, continuing to whisk occasionally until fully melted. Keep warm over medium-low heat.
Drain pasta. Add to un-greased baking dish. Pour cheese sauce over pasta. Top off with Parmesan cheese and shredded cheddar. Coat with plain Panko breadcrumbs. Spritz with olive oil. Bake for 25 minutes or until breadcrumbs are lightly browned and cheese is bubbly. Serve immediately.