Adults Only Mac and Cheese - Not Your Momma's Mac & Cheese

Adults Only Mac and Cheese - Not Your Momma's Mac & Cheese


Adults Only Mac and Cheese - Not Your Momma's Mac & Cheese
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Ingredients

For 6 people

Ingredients

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced (not bottled kind - fresh)
  • 2 tablespoon(s) butter/canola blend
  • 2 tablespoon(s) flour (white wheat)
  • 1 cup(s) 1% milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) kosher or sea salt
  • 1 wedge Laughing Cow swiss
  • 1/3 cup(s) Gorgonzola crumbles
  • 1/2 cup(s) Sargento Mozzarella Provolone shreds blend
  • 3 cup(s) Delallo Fusilli Bucati
  • 2 cup(s) cauliflower, rinsed and cut or crumbled into small pieces
  • 1/4 cup(s) whole wheat panko

Adults Only Mac and Cheese - Not Your Momma's Mac & Cheese Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350deg.
  2. Cook pasta until al dente, drain and set aside.
  3. Blanch cauliflower in boiling water for 2-3 minutes. 
  4. Remove from heat and drain and set aside.
  5. Melt butter in saucepan and add flour and cook for about 2 minutes. Add milk, garlic, pepper and salt. Cook until well blended without lumps.
  6. Add Laughing Cow and 1/4 cup of the Gorgonzola and 1/3 cup of the cheese blend. 
  7. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture is creamy. Remove from heat.
  8. In a baking dish combine pasta and cauliflower and then pour cheese mixture over top. 
  9. Sprinkle with remaining cheeses and then with panko.
  10. Bake for 15-20 minutes until cheese on top has melted and panko has browned.
  11. Serve immediately.


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