kato's lobster mac n cheese for two

By Baby Kato
from Beautiful Shore Country, NB

I love lobster and I am always on the look out for new ways to prepare it. Mac n cheese is a personal favorite; making it easy for me to say, behold this perfect match. I hope you will enjoy this tasty quick and easy to make dish. It is rich, creamy and oh so cheesy with a layer of delicious sweet lobster. It doesn't get better than this.

serves 2 - 3
prep time 25 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For kato's lobster mac n cheese for two

  • 1 c
    elbow macaroni, raw
  • 2
    tbsp butter
  • 2 1/2
    tbsp flour
  • 1 1/2
    cup milk
  • 1/4
    tsp black pepper, fresh ground
  • 1/2
    tsp salt
  • 1/4
    tsp nutmeg, fresh ground
  • 1/4
    cup jarlsburg cheese, shredded
  • 1/8
    cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/4
    cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1/4
    cup parmesan cheese, shredded
  • 1/3 - 1/2
    cup diced cheddar cheese
  • 1/2
    cup fresh bread crumbs
  • 2
    tbsp butter
  • 2
    cups cleaned, drained, lobster meat

How To Make kato's lobster mac n cheese for two

  • 1
    Put milk in a small pot and warm on low until needed.
  • 2
    Put a pot of water to boil for macaroni. Add salt. Once the pot of water is boiling add the macaroni and cook for 8 - 10 minutes. Drain the pasta and set aside until needed.
  • 3
    Put a pot on medium heat and melt the butter. Slowly add the flour and cook briefly, about 2 minutes, constantly stirring, until it turns a slightly gold color.
  • 4
    Slowly add the warmed milk to the roux mixture; cook on low, whisking until the sauce is smooth and thickens. Next add the salt, pepper and nutmeg, stir well .
  • 5
    Now, add all the shredded (4) cheeses to the warm white sauce, stir well until all the cheese has melted and then set aside until needed.
  • 6
    Place half of the cooked pasta in a (8 x8 or 9 x9 cake pan) and then add half the diced cheddar cheese and top it with half the cheese sauce.
  • 7
    Add all the drained lobster meat evenly over the cheese sauce. Now, you will add the rest of the pasta, then the diced cheese and top it off with the rest of the cheese sauce.
  • 8
    In a small bowl add the fresh bread crumbs and the melted butter, making sure to coat evenly. Top the macaroni dish with the fresh buttered bread crumbs and any remaining butter.
  • 9
    Bake in a preheated 375 degree oven for 30 - 35 minutes. Enjoy, enjoy, enjoy.

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