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Recipe for 4-Cheese Mac and Cheese with Spicy Chili Crust by Dawn’s Recipes

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Recipe for 4-Cheese Mac and Cheese with Spicy Chili Crust by Dawn's Recipes

We’ve outlined all the ingredients and directions for you to make the perfect 4-Cheese Mac and Cheese with Spicy Chili Crust. This dish qualifies as a Easy level recipe. It should take you about 32 min to make this recipe. The 4-Cheese Mac and Cheese with Spicy Chili Crust recipe should make enough food for 16 (2-ounce) servings.

You can add your own personal twist to this 4-Cheese Mac and Cheese with Spicy Chili Crust recipe, depending on your culture or family tradition. Don’t be scared to add other ingredients once you’ve gotten comfortable with the recipe! Please see below for a list of potential cookware items that might be necessary for this 4-Cheese Mac and Cheese with Spicy Chili Crust recipe.

Ingredients for 4-Cheese Mac and Cheese with Spicy Chili Crust

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup diced or grated cheeses (equal parts parmesan reggiano, mezze secco, hard provolone and manchego)
  • 1 pinch black pepper
  • 1 splash truffle oil, to taste
  • 1 pound elbow macaroni, partially cooked
  • 1/4 cup toasted panko bread crumbs mixed with a pinch of red pepper (ancho, aleppo, or urfa all work very well)

Directions for 4-Cheese Mac and Cheese with Spicy Chili Crust

  1. In a medium saucepan over high heat, bring the cream to a boil and then reduce the heat to a simmer. Slowly whisk in the mixed cheeses until smooth. Add the pepper and truffle oil. Add the partially cooked pasta letting it finish cooking in the cheese mix, about 2 to 3 minutes. Spoon into ramekins or other serving dish and top with the bread crumbs.

Cookware for your recipe

You will find below are cookware items that could be needed for this 4-Cheese Mac and Cheese with Spicy Chili Crust recipe or similar recipes. Feel free to skip to the next item if it doesn’t apply.

  • Cooking pots
  • Frying pan
  • Steamers
  • Colander
  • Skillet
  • Knives
  • Cutting board
  • Grater
  • Saucepan
  • Stockpot
  • Spatula
  • Tongs
  • Measuring cups
  • Wooden Spoon

Categories in this Recipe

  • Easy Pasta Recipes
  • Pasta Recipes
  • Easy Main Dish
  • Main Dish
  • Easy Side Dish Recipes
  • Side Dish – A side dish, sometimes referred to as a side order, side item, or simply a side, is a food item that accompanies the entrée or main course at a meal.
  • American – American(s) may refer to:
  • Macaroni and Cheese – Macaroni and cheese—also called mac and cheese in the United States, and macaroni cheese in the United Kingdom—is a dish of cooked macaroni pasta and a cheese sauce, most commonly cheddar. It can also incorporate other ingredients, such as breadcrumbs or meat.Traditional macaroni and cheese is a casserole baked in the oven; however, it may be prepared in a sauce pan on top of the stove or using a packaged mix. The cheese is often first incorporated into a Béchamel sauce to create a Mornay sauce, which is then added to the pasta. In the United States, it is considered a comfort food.
  • Vegetarian – Vegetarianism is the practice of abstaining from the consumption of meat (red meat, poultry, seafood, and the flesh of any other animal), and it may also include abstention from by-products of animal slaughter.Vegetarianism may be adopted for various reasons. Many people object to eating meat out of respect for sentient life. Such ethical motivations have been codified under various religious beliefs, as well as animal rights advocacy. Other motivations for vegetarianism are health-related, political, environmental, cultural, aesthetic, economic, or personal preference. There are variations of the diet as well: an ovo-lacto vegetarian diet includes both eggs and dairy products, an ovo-vegetarian diet includes eggs but not dairy products, and a lacto-vegetarian diet includes dairy products but not eggs. A vegan diet excludes all animal products, including eggs and dairy. Avoidance of animal products may require dietary supplements to prevent deficiencies such as vitamin B12 deficiency, which leads to pernicious anemia. Psychologically, preference for vegetarian foods can be affected by one’s own socio-economic status and evolutionary factors.Packaged and processed foods, such as cakes, cookies, candies, chocolate, yogurt, and marshmallows, often contain unfamiliar animal ingredients, and so may be a special concern for vegetarians due to the likelihood of such additives. Feelings among vegetarians vary concerning these ingredients. Some vegetarians scrutinize product labels for animal-derived ingredients, such as cheese made with rennet, while other vegetarians do not object to consuming them or are unaware of their presence.Semi-vegetarian diets consist largely of vegetarian foods but may include fish or poultry, or sometimes other meats, on an infrequent basis. Those with diets containing fish or poultry may define meat only as mammalian flesh and may identify with vegetarianism. A pescetarian diet has been described as “fish but no other meat”.
Chef Dawn
Chef Dawn

Chef Dawn lives and breathes food, always seeking new ingredients to whip up super simple recipes that are big on bold flavor. Being half French, she tends to treat food as a source of pleasure rather than just fuel for our bodies.

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Chef Dawn lives and breathes food, always seeking new ingredients to whip up super simple recipes that are big on bold flavor. Being half French, she tends to treat food as a source of pleasure rather than just fuel for our bodies Read Full Chef Bio Here .

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