White Cheddar Macaroni and Cheese
Time: 25 minutes
Yield: 8 servings
White Cheddar Macaroni and Cheese is like traditional macaroni and cheese dressed up in a tuxedo—extra sharp! Yes, this dish doesn’t just look good with its white gold hue, it tastes incredible with its nutty, creamy cheddar and a hint of tangy mustard. White Cheddar Macaroni and Cheese is full of tender-cooked noodles basking in richness and cheesy goodness; you’ll feel classy with every bite.
Cook the pasta according to package directions while making the sauce.
Drain the pasta and set aside until ready to use.
In a large pot on medium-high heat on the stove-top, melt the butter.
Whisk in the flour and cook for about one minute until the raw flour smell dissipates.
Reduce the heat to medium and add the milk, heavy cream, salt, dry mustard, and pepper.
Continue whisking until the mixture begins to bubble.
Reduce the heat to low and add the white cheddar. Stir until melted.
Add the cooked pasta, stirring until combined.
Remove the pasta from the heat and allow it to sit until thickened, about 5 minutes.
Season with additional salt and pepper and serve warm!