Fleming's Steakhouse Chipotle Cheddar Macaroni and Cheese

Recipe by Zephs Wife
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 8-10




  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a large pot, bring 1 gallon of water to boil. Add 2 teaspoons salt and pasta and cook for 8 - 9 minutes
  • Drain pasta and cool under cold running water. Pasta should be slightly firm. Toss drained pasta in oil and reserve.
  • Melt butter in a large sauce pot over medium heat. Add onions and saute for 4 - 5 minute.
  • Add flour and cook 1 - 2 minute but do not brown.
  • Add cream, half and half, kosher salt and white pepper.
  • Bring pot to a simmer. Cook until sauce is thick, about 5 - 6 minute Blend cheese into sauce and add cooked pasta.
  • Pour pasta and sauce into a 9 x 12" baking dish. Reserve.
  • In a saute pan over medium-high heat, add oil and chipotle chili powder. Heat for 30 seconds, until pan starts to smoke. Remove from stove and stir in bread crumbs.
  • Sprinkle bread crumbs over the pasta and bake for 15 - 20 minute until golden. Cool slightly before serving.