Lobster Mac and Cheese Recipe

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Greg
Greg February 2, 2021
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How To Make Lobster Mac and Cheese

This lobster mac and cheese is a rich creamy dish cooked with mozzarella and cheddar. It’s topped with bread crumbs then baked until perfectly golden.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 45 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 4tbspbutter,divided use
  • 2tbspflour
  • cupswater
  • 4cupsmilk
  • 1lbcorkscrew pasta,such as cavatappi or cellentani
  • ¾tspsalt
  • ¼tspgarlic powder
  • ¼tsponion powder
  • ½tspsmoked paprika
  • ¼tsppepper
  • 4cupscheddar cheese,shredded
  • 1cupmozzarella cheese,shredded
  • cupslobster meat,cooked, chopped, plus more for garnish
  • ½cuppanko breadcrumbs
  • 2tbspchives,thinly sliced
  • cooking spray

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 2 or 3-quart baking dish with cooking spray.

  2. Melt 2 tablespoons of the butter in a large pot over medium heat. Add the flour, then whisk for about 30 seconds until combined.

  3. Pour in the water and whisk until smooth and just thickened. Add the milk and whisk until combined.

  4. Stir in the pasta, salt, garlic powder, onion powder, smoked paprika, and pepper, then bring the mixture to a simmer.

  5. Cook for 10 to 12 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the pasta is done.

  6. Turn the heat to low, then stir in the cheeses. Keep stirring until the sauce is smooth.

  7. Fold in the lobster meat. Transfer the pasta mixture to the prepared baking dish.

  8. Melt the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter, and stir it into the panko breadcrumbs. Sprinkle the breadcrumbs over the top of the pasta.

  9. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until topping is golden brown.

  10. Sprinkle with chives and garnish with additional chunks of lobster, serve, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 792.69kcal
  • Fat: 45.50g
  • Saturated Fat: 24.25g
  • Trans Fat: 1.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 13.16g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.26g
  • Carbohydrates: 55.40g
  • Fiber: 2.10g
  • Sugar: 8.35g
  • Protein: 39.48g
  • Cholesterol: 159.41mg
  • Sodium: 927.14mg
  • Calcium: 818.90mg
  • Potassium: 430.66mg
  • Iron: 1.14mg
  • Vitamin A: 347.74µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.46mg
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