Extra Special Three-Cheese Macaroni and Cheese

Extra Special Three-Cheese Macaroni and Cheese

This extra-special macaroni and cheese is made with a mixture of three cheeses: cheddar, Parmesan, and goat cheese, along with mixed herbs.
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  • Serves: 6 persons



  1. Step 1

    Grease a 2-quart baking dish .
  2. Step 2

    Heat the oven to 350 F.
  3. Step 3

    Cook macaroni in salted boiling water following package directions. Drain, rinse, and set aside.
  4. Step 4

    In a large saucepan , melt 2 tablespoons of butter over medium-low heat. Add the flour and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes. Gradually add the milk, stirring constantly; continue cooking and stirring until slightly thickened. Add the herbs, salt, and pepper, then stir in the goat cheese and cheddar. Stir in about 3 ounces of the Parmesan cheese; set the rest aside for the topping. Continue cooking and stirring the sauce until the cheeses have melted.
  5. Step 5

    Add the drained macaroni to the sauce and spoon it into the prepared baking dish.
  6. Step 6

    Melt the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter and toss with the breadcrumbs and the remaining Parmesan cheese. Mix until well blended and the crumbs are thoroughly coated with butter.
  7. Step 7

    Sprinkle the breadcrumb mixture over the casserole.
  8. Step 8

    Bake in the preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes, until the casserole is browned and bubbling around the edges.