4 Cheese Mac & Cheese

8
Servings
15m
Prep Time
45m
Cook Time
1h
Ready In


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Original recipe yields 8 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (258.9 g)
  • Calories 658.1
  • Total Fat - 33.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 18.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 88 mg
  • Sodium - 731.4 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 62.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 5.4 g
  • Sugars - 7.5 g
  • Protein - 31.4 g
  • Calcium - 734.5 mg
  • Iron - 3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.2 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.4 mg

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350°F.

Step 2

Spray a 9 x 13-inch casserole dish with cooking spray.

Step 3

In a large saucepan, melt 4 tablespoons of the butter over medium heat.

Step 4

Whisk in the flour.

Step 5

Reduce heat to medium-low and cook for 1 minute, be careful to not let it burn

Step 6

Carefully whisk in the milk and 2 cups of water, adding liquids gradually.

Step 7

Add macaroni.

Step 8

Increase heat to medium-high and bring the mixture to a boil.

Step 9

Stirring frequently, cook until the macaroni is just al dente, 8 to 10 minutes.

Step 10

In a medium skillet, melt remaining butter over medium-low heat.

Step 11

Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds, or until fragrant.

Step 12

Add the bread crumbs and toss to coat, stir frequently to avoid burning, 3 to 5 minutes.

Step 13

Remove the pan from the heat and set aside.

Step 14

When the macaroni is al dente, remove from heat and stir in all of the cheeses, cayenne and season with salt and pepper.

Step 15

Stir until the cheeses have fully melted.

Step 16

Transfer the mixture to the prepared baking dish and sprinkle with the crumbs and place the baking dish on a baking sheet.

Step 17

Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until the crumbs are golden brown and the sauce is bubbling.

Step 18

Remove from the oven and let sit for 5 minutes before serving

Tips & Variations


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