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Baked Truffle Mac'n'Cheese

January 17, 2019

Tis the season for some ooey- gooey goodness! And who doesn't love some deeelicious mac-n-cheese?!



This recipe is easy to make and absolutely delicious!


Portions: 1

Prep time: 15-20 minutes

Cook time: 30 minutes (may vary depending on ovens)



1/2 cup noodles (whatever you want; elbow macaroni, fusilli, etc)

1/4 lb Trader Joe's English Chedder with Truffles, shredded (can add more or less depending how cheesy you want the recipe)

Sprinkles of Mozzarella

2 tbsp butter

2 tbsp flour

3/4 cup milk

1/2 cup cream

Salt and pepper


sprinkles of parmesan

1tsp butter

2 tbsp breadcrumbs/ panko

Salt & Pepper


Preheat oven to 350°F

Lightly oil down an oven- safe dish/ dutch oven 


Step 1:  Boil 1 qt+ water in pot on stovetop (add 2 pinches salt)

Step 2:  Add pasta and cook until desired texture 6-7 minutes (al dente = less time, softer noodles= more time) [set aside and let cool]

Step 3:  In a large sauce pan melt down butter, medium heat

Step 4:  Add flour into pan and mix until golden and thick

Step 5:  Add milk and cream into pan and mix for about 2 minutes, add salt and pepper

Step 6:  Add 1/2 shredded truffle cheese and mix until creamy, then add the rest of the truffle cheese until sauce is fully incorporated

Step 7: Turn the heat off.  Add the noodles to the cheese sauce and mix until all noodles are coated in cheesy goodness.

Step 8:  Transfer mac'n'cheese to an oiled, small oven safe dish/ dutch oven and sprinkle mozzarella on top


Step 9:  in a small mixing bowl mix together bread crumbs, 1 tsp butter and parmesan

Step 10:  Sprinkle bread crumb mixture atop mac

Step 11:  Bake in oven for about 25 minutes (Take out once top starts to brown and crisp up)

Step 12:  Eat and enjoy! Just be careful, it's hot!!


Suggested alternatives:

smoked chedder and broccoli mac

spicy mac with red chili flakes and hot sauce

grilled veggie mac with caramelized onions, spinach, and mushrooms





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