Gourmet Lobster Mac and Cheese



Gourmet Lobster Mac and Cheese

Gourmet Lobster Mac and Cheese is the epitome of indulgence and comfort in a single dish. Picture succulent pieces of lobster nestled within a creamy, cheesy macaroni, creating a symphony of flavors that will leave your taste buds dancing with delight. This luxurious twist on a classic mac and cheese recipe is perfect for special occasions or when you simply want to treat yourself to something extraordinary.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb lobster tail, cooked and diced
  • 8 oz macaroni pasta
  • 3 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup Gruyère cheese, shredded
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9×13-inch baking dish.
  2. Cook the macaroni according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  3. In a large saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Stir in the flour to create a roux, and cook for 2 minutes while stirring constantly.
  4. Slowly whisk in the milk and heavy cream, and continue to cook until the mixture thickens, about 5 minutes.
  5. Add the cheddar and Gruyère cheeses, and stir until melted and smooth. Season with cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper.
  6. Remove the saucepan from heat, and fold in the cooked lobster and macaroni.
  7. Transfer the mixture to the prepared baking dish and sprinkle with breadcrumbs.
  8. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until the top is golden brown and bubbling.
  9. Garnish with fresh parsley before serving.

Total time: 1 hour

Yield: 6 servings

Gourmet Lobster Mac and Cheese is a decadent twist on a classic comfort dish, combining succulent lobster with creamy, cheesy macaroni. Perfect for special occasions or indulgent evenings.

Nutritional information (per serving): Calories 580, Fat 38g, Carbohydrates 32g, Protein 29g

Indulge in the richness of Gourmet Lobster Mac and Cheese and savor each bite of this exquisite dish. The tender lobster mingles harmoniously with the creamy cheese sauce, while the golden breadcrumb topping adds a delightful crunch. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or simply want to elevate your comfort food game, this recipe is sure to impress. So gather your ingredients and treat yourself to a gourmet experience that will have you coming back for seconds.

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