3 Cheese Mac And Cheese Recipe

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Jayson Modified: December 1, 2021
3 Cheese Mac And Cheese Recipe


How To Make 3 Cheese Mac And Cheese

This 3 cheese mac and cheese is perfect for family dinners. The recipe combines the flavors of Gruyere, parmesan, and cheddar cheeses.

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 30 mins
Total: 50 mins


  • 16 oz elbow macaroni or fusilli pasta, (1 package)
  • 6 tbsp butter, cubed
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 cup 2% milk, warmed
  • 4 cup gruyere cheese, shredded
  • 2 cup extra-sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 2 tsp salt
  • ¾ tsp freshly ground pepper
  • ¼ tsp freshly ground nutmeg
  • cups panko bread crumbs
  • ½ cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 tbsp butter, melted


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cook the macaroni in a 6-quart stockpot according to package directions for al dente. Drain; return to pot.

  2. In a large saucepan, melt 6 tablespoons of butter over medium heat. Stir in flour until smooth; whisk in warmed milk. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until thickened.

  3. Remove from heat; stir in Gruyere and cheddar cheeses, salt, pepper and nutmeg. Add to macaroni, tossing to coat.
  4. Transfer to a greased 13x9-inch baking dish. Toss bread crumbs with Parmesan cheese and melted butter; sprinkle over casserole.

  5. Bake, uncovered, for 30 to 40 minutes or until bubbly and top is golden brown.


  • Sugar: 6g
  • :
  • Calcium: 748mg
  • Calories: 586kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 43g
  • Cholesterol: 79mg
  • Fat: 33g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 11g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g
  • Potassium: 277mg
  • Protein: 29g
  • Saturated Fat: 16g
  • Sodium: 899mg
  • Vitamin A: 1104IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
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