Delicious Mac & Cheese Recipe for This Holiday Season

November 12, 2018
Looking for the a knockout mac and cheese to bring to the family pot luck this Thanksgiving?
Don't worry -- Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers has the ultimate mac and cheese recipe that you can make in a jiffy. This mac and cheese will be a huge hit at your next dinner party or family gathering!

Ingredients:

  • 1 box elbow macaroni
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups milk
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded Gruyère cheese
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

For topping:

  • 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flake
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil