French Onion Mac and Cheese!!

Samantha Jacobs

By
@Sammyj2489

Sometimes you just need something super decadent =) Yummm!


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Serves:

8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

5 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

6 Tbsp
unsalted butter
2 Tbsp
olive oil
3
large yellow onions,sliced
1 lb
cavatappi pasta
1/4 c
flour
2 1/2 c
2% milk
2 c
fontina cheese,shredded
2 c
asiago cheese,shredded
8 oz
marscapone cheese
1 tsp
salt
2 c
croutons
3 c
gruyere cheese, shredded

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat 2 tablespoons butter and olive oil over medium low heat in a large nonstick skillet. Add onions, cover, and cook 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes. Remove lid and cook an additional 10 minutes, or until caramelized.
2
Meanwhile, prepare pasta according to package directions. Drain and place back in a large pot with the caramelized onions.
3
Melt remaining 4 tablespoons butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in flour until smooth and cook one more minute or until mixture starts to brown. Whisk in milk and bring to a boil.
4
Reduce heat to low and mix in fontina, asiago, and mascarpone cheeses, and salt. Heat 5 minutes or until cheese is melted and mixture is smooth, whisking occasionally.
5
Mix cheese sauce with cooked pasta and caramelized onions in the large pot.
6
Pour pasta into 8 oven-safe dishes, preferably French Onion soup bowls! Place dishes on a large cookie sheet.
7
Heat oven broiler. Top bowls filled with mac & cheese evenly with croutons and shredded gruyere cheese.
8
Broil for 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese is melted.

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