Tasty Three Cheese Mini Macs Recipe

Tasty Three Cheese Mini Macs Recipe

Tasty Three Cheese Mini Macs Recipe

  • Makes: 8 Servings
  • Ready In: 25 mins
  • Prep Time: 5-10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20-22 mins

These Mini Macs are an innovative bite-sized version of everyone’s favorite comfort food. Enjoy!

    Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 197
  • Fat: 13g
  • Protein: 9g
  • Sodium: 517mg
  • Carbohydrates: 9g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 2g

Ingredients:

  1. 1/2 pound elbow macaroni
    2 tablespoons unsalted butter
    1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
    2 tablespoons whole wheat pastry flour
    3/4 cup whole milk
    1 cup cheddar cheese, grated
    1 cup fontina cheese, grated
    1 large egg yolk
    1/2 teaspoon sea salt

Directions:

    1. Preheat oven to 425°F and adjust rack to middle position.
    2. Bring a large pot of water to boil and cook macaroni until al dente. Drain.
    3. Butter a 12-cup muffin tin (or a mini 24 count muffin tin) and sprinkle a pinch of Parmesan cheese in each cup.
    4. Melt butter in a large sauce pan over medium heat.
    5. Whisk in flour and continue to whisk for 2 minutes to cook flour.
    6. Slowly add milk while whisking to prevent clumping.
    7. Bring milk to a boil and then take off of the heat.
    8. Stir in cheddar and fontina cheese until cheese is melted.
    9. Whisk in egg yolk.
    10. Pour macaroni into cheese mixture and stir until macaroni is evenly coated with sauce.
    11. Spoon large tablespoons of the macaroni into the muffin cups.
    12. Bake mini macs for 8-10 minutes until golden. Cool for 5 minutes before serving.
Carrie Vitt

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Carrie Vitt is the author of the cookbook Deliciously Organic and publisher of popular food blog, Deliciously Organic. Carrie Vitt began cooking as soon as soon as she could peer over the countertops and by sixteen was working in the kitchens of her mother’s award-winning Dallas catering company, The Festive Kitchen.

 

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