Beer Macaroni and Cheese


November 01, 2018 By:
Tagged: Dinner Dinner. Bacon Bacon. Mac and Cheese Mac and Cheese. Kid Friendly Kid Friendly. National Bacon Day National Bacon Day. Sides Sides. Macaroni & Cheese Macaroni & Cheese. Cheese Cheese. Beer Beer. Milk Milk. Garlic Garlic. Baked Baked.
Prep:
20 minutes
Cook:
Serves:
12
Combine a delicious amber ale with the creaminess of mac and cheese, then top it off with bacon crumbs for a hearty dish that everyone will enjoy.

Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Follow the package directions to cook macaroni.
  2. While the macaroni is cooking, heat butter over medium-high heat in a Dutch over. Add garlic; cook and stir for 1 minute.
  3. Mix in the flour, mustard, salt and pepper until smooth; Slowly whisk in the milk, beer and cream. Allow the mixture to reach a boil, then cook and stir until thickened (about 2 minutes).
  4. Reduce heat. Combine 2 cups cheddar cheese, fontina cheese and 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese until melted. Add chives.
  5. Drain macaroni and mix into the sauce. Pour sauce and macaroni into a greased 3-qt. baking dish. Use the remaining cheddar and Parmesan cheeses to sprinkle the top of the dish.
  6. Preheat the oven to 400° and bake the macaroni dish for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Cover the dish with crumbled bacon. Allow the dish to cool for 5 minutes before serving.