French Onion Mac And Cheese Recipe

French Onion Mac and Cheese is a delicious twist on the classic macaroni and cheese dish. It combines the flavors of French onion soup with creamy and cheesy macaroni. The dish starts with caramelized onions, which are cooked until golden and sweet. The onions are then combined with cooked macaroni and a rich cheese sauce made with Gruyere and Parmesan cheese. The mac and cheese is topped with crispy breadcrumbs and broiled until golden and bubbly. The result is a comforting and flavorful dish that is perfect for any occasion.

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45minstotal
20minsPrep
25minsCook
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20m.Prep
25m.Cook
French Onion Mac And Cheese
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Ingredients for French Onion Mac And Cheese Recipe

  • 1.33 ounce Macaroni
  • 0.67 tablespoon Butter, Divided
  • 0.33 Large Onions, Thinly Sliced
  • 0.33 tablespoon All Purpose Flour
  • 0.33 cup Milk
  • 0.17 cup Shredded Gruyere Cheese
  • 0.08 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 0.08 cup Breadcrumbs
  • as per your need Fresh Thyme For Garnish

Directions: French Onion Mac And Cheese Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • STEP 2.Cook the macaroni according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  • STEP 3.In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the onions and cook until caramelized, about 20 minutes.
  • STEP 4.In a separate saucepan, melt the remaining butter. Whisk in the flour and cook for 1 minute.
  • STEP 5.Gradually whisk in the milk and bring to a simmer. Cook until thickened, about 5 minutes.
  • STEP 6.Remove the saucepan from heat and stir in the Gruyere and Parmesan cheese until melted and smooth.
  • STEP 7.Add the cooked macaroni and caramelized onions to the cheese sauce. Stir until well combined.
  • STEP 8.Transfer the mac and cheese to a baking dish. Sprinkle with breadcrumbs and broil until golden and bubbly, about 5 minutes.
  • STEP 9.Let the mac and cheese cool for a few minutes before serving. Garnish with fresh thyme if desired.

Cooking Tips

  • For extra flavor, you can add a splash of white wine to the caramelized onions.
  • Feel free to use your favorite type of cheese or a combination of cheeses in the sauce.
  • Leftover mac and cheese can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Storage and Serving

  • Store leftover mac and cheese in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
  • To reheat, cover with foil and bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) until heated through.
  • Serve mac and cheese as a main dish or as a side with roasted vegetables or a green salad.
Nutrition
value
432
calories per serving
16 g Fat25 g Protein76 g Carbs6 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    16g
  • Protein
    25g
  • Carbs
    76g
  • Fiber
    6g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    76g
  • Protein
    25g
  • Fiber
    6g

Fats

  • Fat
    16g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    422mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    27mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    80mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    11mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    84mg
  • Manganese
    1mg
  • Phosphorus
    432mg
  • Selenium
    15mcg
  • Zinc
    3mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp