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Mac and Cheese with Jerk Seasoning

Macaroni and Cheese with Jerk Seasoning

Creamy, cheesy and sligthly spicy one of the best macaroni and cheese recipes you will always want to make.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Course Side Dish, Side Dishes
Servings 6
Calories 680 kcal

Ingredients
  

For the Pasta

  • ½ pound of macaroni elbow pasta preferably
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 garlic clove chopped finely
  • 1 tsp Noubess Jerk Seasoning Salt-Free

For the Sauce

  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups warm milk
  • 1 tsp mustard dijon, or yellow
  • 16 oz fresh mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 1 cup Asiago cheese grated

For the Topping

  • 3 - 4 tbsp breadcrumbs seasoned or plain
  • Paprika
  • Butter spray or dots of butter

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350 F.

To make the Pasta

  • Cook pasta: Bring a large pot of water to a boil, season with salt. Add macaroni and cook according to packaging instructions.
  • Drain and return pasta to pot, add butter, garlic, and Noubess Jerk Seasoning, Salt-Free, and toss until the butter has melted and all ingredients are thoroughly mixed. Set aside and make the sauce.

To make the Sauce

  • In a large saucepan, melt the butter over low to medium heat. Add flour and cook, constantly stirring, for about 1 minute.
  • Slowly pour the warm milk a cup at a time and keep whisking until you no longer have any lumps. (use a whisk for best result).
  • Add the mustard and mix well.
  • Lower the heat and add the cheese, and stir to mix well. The sauce will thicken as soon as you add the cheese.
  • Remove from the heat.
  • Pour the sauce over the pasta and stir until all the noodles are coated. Pour into a prepared baking dish. Sprinkle with breadcrumbs and paprika. Either spray the top with spray butter or place a few dots of butter on top of the pasta.
  • Bake for 20 - 25 minutes or until the top is golden.
  • Serve immediately with a side salad or with a meat or poultry dish.

Nutrition

Calories: 680kcalCarbohydrates: 50gProtein: 34gFat: 38gSaturated Fat: 22gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 113mgSodium: 892mgPotassium: 355mgFiber: 2gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 1189IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 752mgIron: 2mg

Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on the products used.

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