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    Elegant Macaroni & Cheese (For Grownups)

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    45 mins

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    Norelllaura1's Note:

    I love mac and cheese but wanted to dress up my old comfort food stand-by for company. After a few tries, this is what I came up with. Simple comfort food meets elegance and sophistication. Hope you enjoy it as much as me and my guests.

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    Serves: 6-8



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    1. 1
      Cook bow ties in a large pot until al dente, drain, rinse return to pot and put to side.
    2. 2
      In a med. sauce pan melt 2 Tbs. butter and saute garlic and onion until soft and fragrant. Add remaining 2 Tbsp butter and cornstarch, stirring to form a roux.
    3. 3
      Add milk and Dijon and cook on med. high heat, stirring constantly until slightly thickened. Add cheeses one at a time, stirring until melted completely before adding the next one. Finally add 1/2 the Pecarino and stir.
    4. 4
      Reduce heat to low and fold in crabmeat, stirring until well coated and warmed through.
    5. 5
      Pour cheese and crab mixture over bow ties in the pot and gently mix until well covered.
    6. 6
      Ladle bow ties into a 9x13 casserole dish and sprinkle top with bread crumbs and remaining Pecarino cheese and chives.
    7. 7
      Place in oven at 350°F and bake until bubbly and golden.

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    Nutritional Facts for Elegant Macaroni & Cheese (For Grownups)

    Serving Size: 1 (238 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 923.9
    Calories from Fat 452
    Total Fat 50.2 g
    Saturated Fat 29.6 g
    Cholesterol 236.3 mg
    Sodium 868.9 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 65.2 g
    Dietary Fiber 2.9 g
    Sugars 2.7 g
    Protein 52.0 g

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    pecorino romano cheese

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