Search

Farmhouse Mac & Cheese

Too few ratings

Joe Perro

Community Member

“Our decadent mac & cheese inspired by a mix of some of our favorite restaurant experiences. Make it for the holidays or game day!”

Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
30
min.
Baking
5
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
8 oz shells
3 slices sourdough bread
4 tbsp butter
2½ cups whole milk
¼ cup flour
1 tsp salt
⅛ tsp ground nutmeg
⅛ tsp cayenne pepper
⅛ tsp pepper
8 oz cheddar cheese
4 oz Gruyère cheese
3 oz Asiago cheese
¼ cup beer
  • Step 1/9

    Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Shred all cheeses and butter a casserole dish for baking.

  • Step 2/9

    • 8 oz shells

    Boil pasta shells until al - dente, drain and rinse with cold water.

  • Step 3/9

    • 3 slices sourdough bread

    Cut bread into small 2” pieces and melt 1 tbsp butter over low heat. Mix butter and bread pieces, set aside.

  • Step 4/9

    • 2½ cups whole milk

    Warm milk over low heat.

  • Step 5/9

    • 4 tbsp butter
    • ¼ cup flour

    In high sided skillet, melt remaining 3 tbsp butter on medium heat. When butter bubbles, add flour.

  • Step 6/9

    Pour hot milk slowly into skillet, whisking constantly.

  • Step 7/9

    • 1 tsp salt
    • ⅛ tsp ground nutmeg
    • ⅛ tsp cayenne pepper
    • ⅛ tsp pepper
    • 8 oz cheddar cheese
    • 4 oz Gruyère cheese
    • 3 oz Asiago cheese
    • ¼ cup beer

    Stir in beer, salt, nutmeg, cayenne pepper, and black pepper. Add all but a small amount of shredded cheese and mix until melted.

  • Step 8/9

    Mix pasta and cheese sauce in casserole dish then add sliced bread pieces on top and sprinkle with remaining cheese.

  • Step 9/9

    Bake for 30 min, then broil for 2 min to slightly char bread. Let cool for 5 min and serve!