Recipe

Family Favourite Mac & Cheese

Jul
24

Mac & Cheese is often misinterpreted as a children’s menu item. However, it is nothing short of a fantastic meal that can be enjoyed by all! You can get creative with the traditional Mac & Cheese and incorporate unique elements to elevate the dish.

There are infinite possibilities of ingredients that can go on top or within the dish. Vegetables are often neglected in Mac & Cheese dishes, but we think they are an excellent addition! Add in sautéed, caramelized onions, mushrooms, peppers and broccoli. Sun dried tomatoes also add a hint of flavour!

If you don’t fancy vegetables, add in your favourite protein such as: steak, ground beef, pulled pork, sausage, shrimp, crab, lobster or even tofu.

Now it’s time for you to make your own customized Mac & Cheese! To get you started, our friends at Pier 87 Fish Market & Grill (located in our market) are sharing their Lobster Mac & Cheese recipe:

Mac & Cheese Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 16 oz Macaroni
  • 240 ml Cream
  • 4 g Sodium Citrate
  • 4 oz Chedder
  • 4 oz Cream Cheese
  • 2 oz Goat Cheese
  • 3 oz Parmesan
  • 1 tps Dry Mustard
  • 1 tps Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Onion powder
  • Dash of sirriacha 
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Butter

Directions:

  • Bring salted water to a boil and add noodles. Cook 8 – 10 minutes (Be careful to not overcook the noodles). 
  • Drain pasta and toss with butter in pan until well coated. Set aside.
  • In a large saucepan, bring the cream to a simmer.
  • Whisk in sodium citrate until fully dissolved. 
  • While maintaining a gentle simmer, add cheddar cheese in small increments.
  • Add the remaining ingredients: parmesan cheese, cream cheese, goat cheeses. Heat until melted.
  • Once all the cheese is added and you notice the sauce is smooth and glossy, blend in the hot sauce, mustard powder, and garlic powder.
  • (Season with salt, if necessary.)

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