Comfort Food: Horseradish Cheddar Mac and Cheese

December 18, 2013

Tender macaroni noodles and gooey cheese might just be the ultimate comfort food. This version from Food Babbles pairs pasta shells with classic cheddar and Colby cheeses, all with a little horseradish tucked in for a little kick.

Horseradish Cheddar Macaroni & Cheese

Ingredients:
    Breadcrumbs
    1 tablespoon unsalted butter
    4 slices white bread cut into 1/2-inch squares
    Kosher salt
   
    Pasta
    8 ounces horseradish cheddar cheese, shredded
    8 ounces Colby cheese, shredded
    8 ounces extra sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
    2 cups pasta shells, cooked 1-2 minutes under recommended cook time

    Custard
    2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
    1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
    1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
    1/4 cup sour cream
    1 egg, beaten
    1/4 cup grated Vidalia or sweet onion
    1 cup heavy cream
    1 cup half-and-half

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