MACARONI AND CHEESE

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Why You Will Love This Recipe

This easy recipe is great for dinner or as a crowd pleasing side dish! It's topped with crunchy, buttery breadcrumbs for irresistble texture and flavor!

INGREDIENTS

pasta panko breadcrumbs butter parmesan minced garlic all purpose flour whole milk heavy cream cheddar cheese gruyere onion powder paprika salt and pepper

Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease 9×12 casserole dish.

PREP

- STEP 1 -

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add pasta. Prepare noodles al dente. Drain, drizzle with oil to prevent sticking and set aside.

PASTA

- STEP 2 -

In a small bowl, combine panko, butter or oil and parmesan. Set aside. 

COMBINE

- STEP 3 -

Melt butter in large saucepan or dutch oven over medium heat. Add garlic and sauté 1 min. Whisk in flour. Whisk continuously until golden.

MELT

- STEP 4 -

Gradually whisk in milk and heavy cream until smooth. Whisk about 5 minutes. Add onion powder, paprika and pepper.

ADD

- STEP 5 -

Remove from heat. Gradually whisk in cheeses until smooth. Fold in pasta. Stir until well combined. Transfer to casserole dish or dutch oven.

TRANSFER

- STEP 6 -

Spread panko mixture evenly over the top. Bake approximately 30 minutes or until bubbly and golden brown.

BAKE

- STEP 7 -

let's eat

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