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Mac and Cheese Recipe

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Brittney Lundberg


1 box penne, 1 pound
pound sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
pound Gruyere cheese, shredded
cup shredded Asiago cheese
cup Parmesan cheese
3 tablespoons unsalted butter
3 tablespoon flour
2 cups milk
teaspoon onion powder
teaspoon salt
⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper
teaspoon white pepper

1. Preheat oven to 350F. Spray 2 quart baking dish with cooking spray.
2. Bring large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Once water boils, add penne. Cook 6 minutes, then drain.
3. In a large bowl, toss all cheese together. Set aside.
4. Melt butter in medium sized pan over medium heat. Whisk in flour until smooth and slightly bubbly. In a thin stream, whisk in milk. Stir in onion powder, salt, cayenne and white pepper. Bring to boil, stirring constantly, over medium-high heat.
5. Reduce heat and simmer 3 minutes. Remove from heat.
6. Whisk in 2 cups of the cheese mixture. Stir in the cooked penne into this cheese mixture. Pour half into prepared baking dish. Sprinkle with of remaining shredded cheese. Spoon rest of penne over this and top with remaining cheeses. Bake for 20
minutes then increase oven temp to broil for 3 minutes or until top is lightly browned. Cool slightly before serving.




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