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Macaroni and Cheese with Potato Chip Crust Recipe by Paula Deen

Easy Level
0 MIN Prep + Cook
4 to 6 servings Servings
$ /Serving
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Easy Level
0 MIN Prep + Cook
4 to 6 servings Servings
$ /Serving

Macaroni and Cheese with Potato Chip Crust Recipe by Paula Deen

Easy Level
0 MIN Prep + Cook
4 to 6 servings Servings
$ /Serving

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups milk, warm
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 3 cups cheddar, shredded
  • 1 lb cavatappi pasta, cooked al dente
  • 1 cup crushed potato chips
  • 5 slices cooked bacon, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan, for topping

Preparation

Heat oven to 350 to 375 °F.

Melt 6 tablespoons butter in a large saucepot over medium heat. Add flour and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Whisk in the warmed milk and bring to a boil, continue to whisk constantly. The mixture will thicken as the heat increases. Continue to stir while adding the dry mustard, nutmeg, cayenne, salt, pepper, hot sauce and Worcestershire. Stir in the 3 cups of Cheddar until it melts.

Pour the cheese sauce over the pasta and add to a 3 quart casserole dish.

Sprinkle the chips, bacon and Parmesan on top and bake for 35 minutes.

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Preparation

Heat oven to 350 to 375 °F.

Melt 6 tablespoons butter in a large saucepot over medium heat. Add flour and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Whisk in the warmed milk and bring to a boil, continue to whisk constantly. The mixture will thicken as the heat increases. Continue to stir while adding the dry mustard, nutmeg, cayenne, salt, pepper, hot sauce and Worcestershire. Stir in the 3 cups of Cheddar until it melts.

Pour the cheese sauce over the pasta and add to a 3 quart casserole dish.

Sprinkle the chips, bacon and Parmesan on top and bake for 35 minutes.

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