Deluxe Mac and Cheese for Two

The Extra Best Macaroni Cheese
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Ingredients

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1 cup Macaroni elbow macaroni or small shells
For the Cheese Sauce:
2 tbsp Butter salted
2 tbsp All-purpose flour
1 cup Milk any percentage
1 cup Cheddar cheese divided, shredded
½ cup Parmesan cheese or Pecorino Romano, divided, shredded
1 Pinch Cayenne pepper optional
1 Pinch Ground nutmeg optional
Salt to taste
Black pepper to taste
For the Topping:
2 slices White bread cut into 1-inch cubes
1 tbsp Butter melted

Nutritional information

426
Calories
27.5g
Fat
84mg
Cholesterol
556mg
Sodium
22.6g
Carbohydrate
22.7g
Protein
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    Who doesn’t love Deluxe Mac and Cheese for Two. Personally when I am not pounding away all the meaty meals that I love, this recipe is one of my favorites and I’ve yet to find something more delicious.

    It’s hard to change my mind about meat-free dinners but this one does hit a soft spot with me. Creamy, tangy, sticky, melt cheese is one of life’s extra special indulgences that I really enjoy!

    To make Deluxe Mac and Cheese for Two, you will need the following ingredients:

    Deluxe Mac and Cheese for Two Recipe-How To Make Deluxe Mac and Cheese for Two-Easy Deluxe Mac and Cheese for Two

    So, how to make Deluxe Mac and Cheese for Two?


    This video may vary from the original cook.me recipe

    Steps

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    Preheat oven and prepare baking dish

    Preheat oven to 375 °F and lightly grease a 7x5-inch baking dish.

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    Cook pasta

    In a medium pot of salted, boiling water cook macaroni pasta according to package directions until al dente. Drain from liquid and set aside.

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    Prepare sauce

    In a medium pot over medium heat, melt butter and add flour. Cooking while whisking continuously for about 30 seconds - 1 minute.

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    5

    Add milk

    Pour in milk and continue cooking while continuously whisking for about 3-5 minutes until thickened and bubbling.

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    Done
    2

    Add cheese

    Add ⅔ Cheddar and ⅔ Parmesan cheese. Stir to mix through until smooth.

    6
    Done
    1

    Season

    Season with generous amounts of cayenne, nutmeg, salt and pepper, to taste.

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    1

    Prepare mac and cheese

    Transfer cooked pasta to prepared baking dish and pour the cheese sauce over. Stir to combine well. Top with remaining Cheddar and Parmesan cheese.

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    2

    Add bread cubes

    In a medium bowl, coat bread cubes with melted butter and cover mac and cheese with soaked bread cubes. You may bake on a separate baking sheet if your baking dish is too full and add topping later.

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    10

    Bake

    Bake for 10-15 minutes until bread is toasted and crispy on top.

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    Serve

    Serve hot and enjoy!

    Elevate your date night with this extra scrumptious Deluxe Mac and Cheese for Two. Don’t be shy and add as much cheese as you like, no amount is ever too much! Do you agree? Share your cheesy posts with us and tag #cookmerecipes to let us know when you’ve tried our recipes.

    Jeff is a 38-year-old bachelor who prefers not to waste his time on salads and light meals. He’s a true carnivore who knows how to enjoy food to the max! Jeff will tell you how to cook rich and filling meals from scratch, bringing some real meaty decadence to your kitchen. His recipes are sure to satisfy every meat lover!

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    Athina

    Well done! Verified!

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