Homemade Mac and Cheese Skillet
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Recipe type: Lunch/Dinner
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 8
 
Ingredients
Topping
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 cup fresh breadcrumbs
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan
  • Sriracha drizzle
Mac and Cheese
  • 5 tbsp unsalted butter
  • ½ small yellow onion, diced
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 6 cups 2% milk
  • 1.5 cups elbow macaroni
  • 3 cups sharp white cheddar, grated
  • 1 cup Gruyere or Swiss, grated
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • Salt and pepper
Instructions
  1. In a large skillet, melt all of the butter. Remove just 1 tablespoon butter and combine it with breadcrumbs and Parmesan in a separate bowl.
  2. Next, add onion to skillet and cook until softened. Whisk in flour and cook, stirring, 1 minute.
  3. Very gradually whisk in milk and bring to a simmer. Add macaroni and cook, stirring constantly and scraping bottom of pan, until tender, about 6-8 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat, stir in cheese and the mustard, and season with salt and pepper. Top with breadcrumb mixture and drizzle with Sriracha sauce.
Recipe by 50 Campfires at https://50campfires.com/homemade-mac-and-cheese/