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Gourmet Mac & Cheese Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kelly Thompson
Added: Friday, June 22, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 lbs. elbow macaroni; 1 qt. milk; 1 stick butter, divided; 1/2 c. flour; 3 c. swiss or gruyere cheese, grated; 2 c. sharp cheddar cheese, grated; 1/2 tsp. nutmeg; 1/2 tsp. pepper; 1 1/2 c. unseasoned white bread crumbs.

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 375.
Boil macaroni according to pkg. directions, 6-8 minutes. Drain well.
Meanwhile, heat milk in small sauce pan but don't boil it. Melt 6 tbsp. butter in large pot and add the flour. Cook over low heat for 2 minutes, stirring with a whisk. While whisking, add the hot milk and cook another 2 minutes, until thickened and smooth. Remove from heat and add cheeses, 1 tbsp. kosher salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Add cooked macaroni and stir well. Pur into 3qt. baking dish. Melt the remaining 2 tbsp. of butter, combine with the bread crumbs and sprinkle on the top. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until sauce is bubbly and golden brown.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
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