Copycat Macaroni and Cheese by Bravo’s Top Chef Richard Blais Recipe

Bravo’s Top Chef, Richard Blais, uses Dannon Oikos Greek yogurt to make this gourmet mac and cheese recipe a little healthier, but still delicious! You get that gooey, cheesy texture we all love in a good bowl of mac and cheese but made even creamier. Looking for more culinary school recipes? Check out our list of 20 Easy Culinary Recipes that you can master!

Copycat Macaroni and Cheese by Bravo’s Top Chef Richard Blais Recipe

How To Make Copycat Macaroni and Cheese by Bravo’s Top Chef Richard Blais

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 25 mins
Total: 30 mins
Serves:

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup all purpose flour
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter
  • 2 cups elbow macaroni, cooked and cooled
  • 13 oz milk
  • 1 oz cream cheese
  • ¼ cup thick yogurt, preferably Dannon Oikos plain Greek nonfat yogurt
  • 6 oz white cheddar cheese, shredded
  • ¼ tsp garlic salt
  • ¼ tsp white pepper

To serve:

  • parsley, chopped

Instructions

  1. Melt the butter and add in the flour while cooking in a pan over low heat.

  2. Continue to whisk the mixture until it turns tan and has a sand-like texture.

  3. Pour in the milk to a boil. Reduce the heat and whisk the roux into the hot milk until fully combined.

  4. Mix in the cream cheese and the yogurt.

  5. Once this mixture starts to thicken, remove it from the heat and whisk in the shredded cheese, garlic salt, and white pepper.

  6. Add the macaroni to the sauce and mix to combine. Adjust seasoning as necessary.

  7. Garnish with parsley and serve.

Nutrition

  • Sugar: 5g
  • :
  • Calcium: 298mg
  • Calories: 423kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 43g
  • Cholesterol: 59mg
  • Fat: 20g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 241mg
  • Protein: 17g
  • Saturated Fat: 12g
  • Sodium: 306mg
  • Vitamin A: 704IU
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