Beer Maccaroni And Cheese Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Beer Maccaroni and Cheese

Cyndi Phillips

By
@cynphillips

Creamy with a hint of beer, this macaroni is one our favorite for a big family dinner.

Rating:
☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes
Serves:
12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

16 oz
elbow macaroni, cooked
1/4 c
butter
2 clove
garlic, minced
1/4 c
all-purpose flour
1 Tbsp
ground mustard
1 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
pepper
2 1/2 c
milk 2%
3/4 c
amber beer
1/4 c
heavy cream
3 c
chedder cheese, shredded
2 c
fontina cheese, shredded
2 Tbsp
parmesan cheese, divided
2 Tbsp
chives,minced
5 slice
bacon, cooked and crumbled

Step-By-Step

1Cook macaroni according to package.
2In a dutch oven, heat butter. Add garlic; cook and stir for one minute. Stir in flour, mustard, salt, and pepper until smooth; gradually whisk in the milk, beer, and cream. Bring to boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
3Reduce heat. Stir in 2 cups cheddar cheese, fontina cheese and 1 teaspoon Parmesan cheese until melted. Add chives.
4Drain macaroni; stir into sauce. Transfer to a greased 3 qt baking sheet. Sprinkle with remaining cheddar and parmesan cheese.
5Bake, uncovered, at 400 for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown and heated through. Top with crumbled bacon. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American