Cheesemonger's Mac and Cheese

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by KathyP53

WOW! From Southern Living

Top Review by MARIA MAC *

YUMMY!!! so rich and tastey. The cheese's work great together.. Thank you

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix all cheeses. Set aside 1 cup for topping; cover and chill.
  2. Melt 4 tablespoons butter in large saucepan over medium heat. Add flour and stir until mixture turns golden brown, about 4 minutes. Add thyme and nutmeg. Gradually whisk in milk. Simmer until thickened and smooth, stirring often, about 4 minutes. Add cheeses from large bowl. Stir until melted and smooth.
  3. Melt 1 tablespoons butter in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat. Add breadcrumbs,; toss. Stir until golden, about 2 minutes. Transfer to plate.
  4. Preheat over to 375 degrees. Cook pasta in boiling salted water until tender but firm to bite. Drain. Transfer to large bowl. Pour cheese sauce over; toss. Divide among 8 1 1/4 cup custard cups. Sprinkle with 1 cup reserved cheese. Place cups on rimmed baking sheet.
  5. (Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover with foil; chill. Drizzle each with 1 tsp cream. Cover with foil; bake 15 minutes. Uncover and proceed).
  6. Sprinkle partially baked, chilled, or just assembled cups with bread crumbs. Bake pasta until beginning to bubble and tops are golden, about 20 minutes.

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