Thursday, January 10, 2013

Lobster Mac and Cheese

When I asked Kyle what he wanted to eat for his birthday he came up with Lobster Macaroni and Cheese. I adjusted an Ina Garten recipe I found on food network

  • 1 lb elbow macaroni
  • 4 cups milk
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • grated garlic (to taste)
  • 4 cups gruyere cheese (grated)
  • 2 cups extra sharp cheddar
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 lbs lobster meat, cooked and chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups bread crumbs
  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Cook elbow macaroni to al dente according to pasta directions, drain and set aside
  3. Heat milk, but don't allow to boil and set aside
  4. Melt butter and add flour. Whisking constantly cook about 2 minutes over low heat.
  5. Slowly whisk in milk, cook about 2 minutes till thickened and smooth
  6. Stir in cheeses, pepper, nutmeg and garlic. Stir till cheese melts
  7. Stir in pasta and lobster
  8. Pour mixture in baking dish and sprinkle with bread crumbs
  9. Bake about 30 minutes
  10. Let cool slightly and enjoy

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