Dinner Tonight: Skillet Macaroni and Cheese
Dinner Tonight: Skillet Macaroni and Cheese might be just the main course you are searching for. One portion of this dish contains approximately 62g of protein, 81g of fat, and a total of 1543 calories. This recipe serves 4. This recipe covers 41% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 45 minutes. Head to the store and pick up unbleached flour, sharp farmhouse cheddar cheese, pecorino romano, and a few other things to make it today. To use up the breadcrumbs you could follow this main course with the Apple Strudel as a dessert.
Bring a pot of salty water to boil and cook the pasta until nearing al dente, but not full cooked.
Drain it and rinse with cool water. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Farenheit.
Melt 1/4 cup of the butter in an 11-inch oven-safe skillet until the foam subsides, then add the flour, whisking to remove clumps and prevent burning.
Add the milk and cream slowly, whisking constantly, until it is all added and there are no remaining clumps.
Whisk in the dry mustard, hot sauce, and 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt.
Set aside half the Parmesan and Pecorino cheeses.
Add the remaining cheeses a little at a time, stirring often, until the are melted into the sauce. Taste for salt and spiciness and adjust as needed.
Turn off the heat and add the drained pasta little by little, stirring to coat with the sauce, until it is all added.
Combine the herbs, breadcrumbs, and reserved cheese, and sprinkle over the top. Crumble the remaining butter in small pieces over the whole skillet.
Bake until the top is browned and the sauce is bubbling, 20 to 25 minutes.
Let sit 5 minutes before serving.