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Lobster Macaroni & Cheese

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“It's really just mac & cheese with lobster (I use lobster and shrimp sometimes), but people rave and consider it very "gourmet".”
READY IN:
1hr 15mins
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook pasta and drain well.
  2. Warm half and half (don't let it boil).
  3. Melt 6 T. butter in a large pan, whisk in flour, cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Whisk in warm milk & cook until smooth and thickened.
  5. Remove from heat and stir in cheese, salt, nutmeg, white & black pepper, cayenne.
  6. Taste & adjust seasonings. I often add in a splash of cognac at this point.
  7. Stir in lobster and spoon mixture into gratin dish.
  8. Melt 2 T butter, combine with panko, sprinkle on top.
  9. Bake for 30 minutes in 375 oven until bubbly and macaroni is browned on top.

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