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Everyone loves Mac & Cheese. Cheesy and flavorful, the boxed variety is quick to make and somehow always hits the spot, but these next 10 recipes offer a new take on this old classic and are sure to please the epicurean in your life. How delicious do these recipes look? So delicious!!
Mac & Cheese AND lobster, scallops & shrimp?! Oh my word. If you never thought of macaroni & cheese as a special occasion dish, think again. Topped with crunchy Panko breadcrumbs and loaded with cheesy seafood, this is not your typical dish!
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 Macaroni & Cheese– if it works for baked potatoes, it should work even better for this! Topped with crumbled bacon, chives and sour cream this is sure to be an instant hit!
This recipe for Sweet Potato Macaroni & 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 macaroni & 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.
I cannot wait to try the lobster mac & cheese! That looks amazing- super amazing! I will definitely be watching for lobster tails to go on sale- such a treat!
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