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Mac N Cheese coming out of Lynx Napoli Oven
Mac 'N' Cheese
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
25 mins
Course: condiment, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
  • 4 tbsps butter
  • 8 oz extra sharp cheddar cheese shredded
  • 6 oz Gruyere cheese shredded
  • 2 tbsps all purpose flour
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup milk
  • 16 oz elbow macaroni
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  1. Light grill or oven and set up for indirect heat, establishing temperature at 450°F. 

  2. In medium saucepan, bring 4-6 cups water to a boil along with 1 tbsp of salt. Add macaroni and boil for about 6-7 minutes. Stain macaroni and set aside.  

  3. Shred both cheddar and Gruyere cheeses. 

  4. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, add butter and let it melt. Once melted, whisk in flour to make a roux, cooking over medium heat for 3 minutes.

  5. Add milk and cream to the roux, and continue whisking.  

  6. Add in cayenne pepper, salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Cook for additional 5 minutes. 

  7. Remove from heat, and mix in shredded cheeses—reserving 1/2 cup of each cheese for later.   

  8. Pour strained macaroni into baking dish, folding in cheese sauce.

  9. Top with remaining cheese. 

  10. Place in preheated grill or oven, using indirect heat for 3-5 minutes. 

  11. Serve hot.