Everyone loves Mac & Cheese. Cheesy and flavorful, the boxed variety is quick to make and somehow always hits the spot. These next 10 recipes offer a new take on this old classic and are sure to please the epicurean in your life.
Mac & Cheese AND lobster, scallops & shrimp?! Oh my word. If you never thought of mac & cheese as a special occasion dish, think again. Topped with crunchy Panko breadcrumbs and loaded with cheesy seafood, this is not your typical mac & cheese!
Buffalo Chicken Mac & Cheese gives an old favorite a kick in the seat! Sour cream and mozzarella cheese give this dish its creaminess and crispy Panko breadcrumbs give it a nice crunch.
Loaded Mac & Cheese– if it works for baked potatoes, it should work for mac & cheese! Topped with crumbled bacon, chives and sour cream this is sure to be an instant hit!
This recipe for Sweet Potato Mac & Cheese will be enjoyed by vegetarians and carnivores alike. Made in a muffin tin, these individual servings would be great as a side dish. Make this in a casserole dish if individual servings aren’t your thing.
This vegetarian friendly French Onion Mac & Cheese has caramelized onions and a blend of Fontina, Asiago, and Mascarpone cheeses. Once assembled in broiler-safe bowls, the mac & cheese is topped with croutons and mozzarella cheese and then browned in the broiler, just like French onion soup.
This recipe for Steak & Cheddar Mac & Cheese uses sirloin steak, which has such great flavor, and Malbec wine, which means there will be an already-open-bottle-of-wine that you can’t let go to waste….
You can always count on Damn Delicious for awesome recipes- she is one fabulous chef! Chorizo Mac & Cheese with chorizo sausage (obviously) and jalapenos is sure to have some kick to it!
I definitely see some sort of seafood mac & cheese in our immediate future. This Lobster Mac & Cheese looks deliciously gooey with 4 different types of cheeses smothering a full pound of chunky lobster.
Another vegetarian friendly mac & cheese recipe – Spicy Roasted Vegetable Mac & Cheese. This dish is loaded with yummy veggies like red pepper and squash and uses sharp cheddar.
After all of this mac & cheese, how about some incredible copycat burgers?