How To Make White Cheddar Mac And Cheese
Enjoy a smooth twist to a classic dish in this white cheddar mac and cheese recipe for a mild-tasting rendition of the American staple.
- Heat a medium, deep skillet over medium heat. Add oil and butter. When butter melts into the oil, add flour and combine.
Gently cook, whisking flour and butter together, for about 3 minutes until smooth and flour has had a chance to cook. Slowly add milk while continuing to whisk.
- Gently bring milk to a bubble while stirring frequently. Allow the milk to thicken a bit, then stir in 2 cups of shredded Cheddar cheese a handful at a time.
Season sauce with nutmeg and cayenne. Taste and add a little salt, if desired.
- Add cooked pasta to sauce and coat completely by turning over and over in the cheese sauce.
- Transfer to a flameproof baking dish and top with remaining cheese.
Place baking dish under a hot broiler and brown the Cheddar cheese on top.
Serve and enjoy.
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