Crab Mac n' Cheese

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Mikekey *

By
@Mikekey

Serve with a tossed salad.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

12 oz
elbow macaroni, cooked according to package directions, drained
1/4 c
white chedder cheese, shredded
1/4 c
gruyere cheese, shredded
3/4 lb
fresh crabmeat (dungeness leg meat is best)
salt, to taste
1 c
heavy cream
1/2 c
chevre (soft goat cheese)
1/2 c
cream cheese
1/2 tsp
salt
pinch
white pepper
1/4 c
bread crumbs
1/4 c
parmesan cheese, grated
1 tsp
garlic powder
1/2 c
italian parsley. chopped

How to Make Crab Mac n' Cheese

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350F. Butter a shallow casserole dish.
  • 2For the cream base, in a medium saucepan over medium heat, add heavy cream, and heat.
  • 3Add chèvre cheese and cream cheese; mix thoroughly with a whisk. Set aside.
  • 4In a small bowl, mix bread crumbs, Parmesan, garlic and parsley. Set aside.
  • 5Return drained pasta to large soup pot. Add cream base and heat over medium heat until hot.
  • 6Add most of the white cheddar and Gruyère cheese. Fold in crab, and add a pinch of salt to taste.
  • 7Pour mixture into a shallow casserole dish. Sprinkle remaining cheese and bread crumb mixture over pasta.
  • 8Bake for 20 minutes, until crust is golden brown. Serve immediately.

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About Crab Mac n' Cheese

Course/Dish: Pasta, Seafood
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American