We all love it, a big bowl of noodles, smothered in a thick and creamy cheese sauce. It’s a childhood favorite that has become the ultimate winter comfort food. Sharp cheddar, creamy Gruyere, tangy blue cheese, and nutty Parmesan can create incredible flavor combos that take the traditional mac and cheese to a whole new level.
Nacho Mama’s Mac: Stir in warmed leftover taco meat, sauteed chopped sweet red pepper, whole kernel corn, and shredded cheddar cheese. Top with coarsely crushed nacho tortilla chips.
Veggie Mac: Stir in sauteed minced garlic, Italian seasoning, chopped zucchini and onion. Add a can of diced tomatoes, drained, and a touch of prepared mustard.
Reuben Mac: Stir in warmed chopped leftover or deli corned beef, sauerkraut, Thousand Island salad dressing, and shredded Swiss cheese. Top with coarsely crushed garlic-flavored rye chips.
Jalapeno Popper Mac: Stir in cream cheese, canned chopped green chilies, pickled jalapeno slices and a splash of milk. top with shredded Monterey Jack cheese and panko bread crumbs.
Extra Cheesy Mac: Stir in shredded Munster, mild cheddar, sharp cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses and a splash of milk. Top with thinly sliced fresh basil.
Messy Mac: Stir in warmed leftover sloppy joe meat and barbecue sauce. Top with shredded Colby cheese.
How do you like to revamp your mac and cheese?
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