Lobster Mac & Cheese

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Preparation time: 20 minutes
Total time: 45 minutes
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Kitchen tools used to make this Lobster Mac and Cheese: Saucepan to cook the pasta and then make the cheese sauce. I replaced all of my pans this past Christmas with All-Clad and will never go back! Cheese Grater ? doesn?t freshly grated cheese always taste so much better? Garlic Press ? I?ve been through a handful of garlic presses in my lifetime and this one works the best Tablespoon ? I don?t know if it?s the shape of the spoon, but this is a fantastic set that doesn?t spill your ingredients Whisk ? do you have a good one? You should. Cocottes ? whether you?re making some baked mac and cheese or individual desserts, every home cook should have a set of mini round cocottes How to make Lobster Mac and Cheese 5 from 1 vote Print Lobster Mac and Cheese Lobster Mac and Cheese, with succulent pieces of wild caught fresh water lobster, is possibly the best macaroni and cheese recipe you'll find! Now, even though I cheat and use langostino instead of true lobster, once you smother it with the heavenly cheddar gruyere cheese sauce and crisp topping, no one will argue! Course main dish Cuisine American Cook Time 25 minutes Servings 6 servings Calories 622 kcal Ingredients
    8 ounces  macaroni I used ditalini pasta
    5 tablespoons  butter divided
    3 cloves  garlic minced
    3 tablespoons  all-purpose flour
    2 cups  whole milk
    3 cups  gruyere cheddar cheese grated, (see note)
    1/2 teaspoon  freshly ground pepper
    1/2 teaspoon  salt
    1/4 teaspoon  ground nutmeg
    12 ounces  cooked lobster meat see note
    3/4 cup  panko breadcrumbs
    3/4 cup  parmesan grated
    1 teaspoon  garlic herb spices or thyme
Instructions Cook the pasta in salted boiling water to al dente doneness. You want them to be cooked but firm since they will continue cooking in the sauce. Drain and set aside. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. While the pasta is cooking, make the cheese sauce. Over medium heat, melt 3 tablespoons of butter with the garlic. Allow to cook for a few minutes until fragrant. Whisk in the flour and allow to cook for several minutes to form a roux. Add the milk to the roux and whisk well to combine. Bring milk to a simmer and allow to cook for several minutes, continually whisking. It should thicken slightly. Remove from heat and stir in grated cheese, salt and pepper, and nutmeg. Add lobster meat and cooked pasta to the cheese sauce. Divide mac and cheese between 6 ramekins or transfer to a baking dish. Melt remaining 2 tablespoons of butter and combine in a small dish with the breadcrumbs, parmesan, and herbs. Spread evenly over mac and cheese. Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes or until the top is golden brown. Serve hot. Recipe Notes I used a gruyere cheddar blend from Trader Joe's, but you can also do equal parts of gruyere and cheddar. Langostino can be used in place of lobster. Nutrition Facts Lobster Mac and Cheese Amount Per Serving Calories 622 Calories from Fat 315 % Daily Value* Total Fat 35g 54% Saturated Fat 21g 105% Cholesterol 171mg 57% Sodium 1124mg 47% Potassium 279mg 8% Total Carbohydrates 39g 13% Dietary Fiber 1g 4% Sugars 6g Protein 35g 70% Vitamin A 21.7%
    0.6%  Vitamin C

Calcium 67.4%
Iron 7.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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