Good Gourmet White Cheddar & Swiss Macaroni
By Your Market District Chefs
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook Time: 25 min.
Cook pasta according to package directions; drain in colander and set aside.
Heat milk in a small pot over medium heat until steaming; reduce heat to low to keep warm.
In a large pot, melt butter over medium heat. Add shallots and cook for about 5 minutes; stir in flour and cook for about 2 minutes. Gradually whisk in heated milk; cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thickened. Remove from heat and stir in cheeses, spices and seasonings. Fold in cooked pasta.
Preheat broiler. Coat a 9x13-inch baking pan with cooking spray. Transfer macaroni and cheese to prepared pan and sprinkle with bread crumbs. Place under broiler for 1-2 minutes until golden. Makes 8 servings based on 1-cup portions.
PAIR WITH: A Riesling, especially a German Kabinett, such as Dr. Loosen Riesling Kabinett Blue Slate
Nutritional Information (Per serving):
Calories 500, Fat 23g, Sat Fat 14g, Trans Fat 0g, Cholesterol 70mg, Sodium 440mg, Total Carbohydrate 50g, Fiber 3g, Sugars 9g, Protein 23g, Vitamin A 15% DV, Vitamin C 4% DV, Calcium 50% DV, Iron 10% DV
Nutritional values are based on data from the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference. Actual nutritional values may vary due to preparation techniques, variations related to suppliers, regional and seasonal differences, or rounding.