Adult-ish Mac and Cheese, The Cheesiest Baked Comfort Food Around!
We may be grown-up but we haven’t grown out of mac and cheese! That’s why we’ve put together our adult-ish mac and cheese recipe. Here’s what you’ll need: Kosher salt Vegetable oil Butter 1/2 pound elbow macaroni or cavatappi 2 cups of milk 4 tablespoons, divided 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 6 ounces Gruyere, grated 4 ounces extra-sharp Cheddar, grated 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 2 tablespoons fresh chopped rosemary 2 Large Heirloom tomatoes 1 1/2 cups panko bread crumbs Preheat your oven to 375 degrees. Bring half a medium sized pot of salted water to a boil and add your 1/2 of pasta. Boil for about 5 minutes. To make your bechamel warm up some milk in a pan. In a separate pan melt a 1/3 a stick of butter and whisk in your flower. Slowly add in your milk while whisking. Add your nutmeg, 1 tsp of salt, some fresh cracked pepper, then finally your cheddar and gruyere. Strain your macaroni, mix in your bechamel, then add to a baking dish. Top with bread crumbs, rosemary, and heirloom tomatoes. Top with salt and pepper. Drizzle a little bit of olive oil on top then bake in your oven for 15-20 minutes.