Red, White and Blue Mac and Cheese

Red, White and Blue Mac and Cheese

This patriotic dish would be perfect for a Fourth of July spread, but it also makes a great dinner anytime. The sun-dried tomatoes represent the red in the recipe name, white is the Wisconsin cheddar and monterey jack and blue, of course, is the blue cheese!

prep time
20
minutes
cook time
40
minutes
servings
8

Ingredients















Cooking Instructions

1

Heat oven to 350°F. 


2

Cook pasta according to package directions until al dente; drain. Meanwhile, melt butter in a Dutch oven over medium-low heat. Add garlic; cook and stir for 1 minute. Whisk in flour until lightly browned. Gradually whisk in half-and-half and heavy whipping creams, Worcestershire sauce and cayenne. Bring to a boil; cook and whisk for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat to low; gradually stir in 1 1/4 cups cheddar, 1 1/4 cups monterey jack and 1 cup blue cheese until melted.  Add pasta and sun-dried tomatoes; heat through, stirring constantly. Season with salt and pepper to taste.


3

Transfer to a greased 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining cheddar, monterey jack and blue cheese and paprika if desired. Bake 25-30 minutes until bubbly. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.


Ingredients















Cooking Instructions

1

Heat oven to 350°F. 


2

Cook pasta according to package directions until al dente; drain. Meanwhile, melt butter in a Dutch oven over medium-low heat. Add garlic; cook and stir for 1 minute. Whisk in flour until lightly browned. Gradually whisk in half-and-half and heavy whipping creams, Worcestershire sauce and cayenne. Bring to a boil; cook and whisk for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat to low; gradually stir in 1 1/4 cups cheddar, 1 1/4 cups monterey jack and 1 cup blue cheese until melted.  Add pasta and sun-dried tomatoes; heat through, stirring constantly. Season with salt and pepper to taste.


3

Transfer to a greased 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining cheddar, monterey jack and blue cheese and paprika if desired. Bake 25-30 minutes until bubbly. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.


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