Elote Mac & Cheese by freddsters

Elote Mac & Cheese

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Prep

10 min

Cook

45 min

8 servings

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8 servings

US

original

metric

Ingredients

1 lb box of pasta, I used cavatappi, any shape will work

5 tbsp unsalted butter

3 tbsp flour

1 ½ cup corn

3 cup heavy cream

2 cup Colby Jack Cheese

2 cup Muenster Cheese

1 cup Cotija Cheese

1 tsp onion powder

1 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp paprika

2 tsp Chile lime seasoning

1 tsp salt

1 tsp black pepper

2 cloves garlic

Directions

Step 1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Step 2

Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Once boiling, salt & add the pasta. Boil for about 7 minutes, drain and set aside.

Step 3

To a large pan on medium heat, add the butter, once melted add the garlic and cook for 1 minute, add the flour, whisk thoroughly until fully combined, about 1-2 minutes.

5 tbsp unsalted butter

3 tbsp flour

2 cloves garlic

Step 4

Add in the corn and mix until fully combined.

1 ½ cup corn

Step 5

Slowly whisk in the heavy cream until fully incorporated.

3 cup heavy cream

Step 6

In batches, stir in the Colby Jack & Muenster cheeses, reserve about 1/2 cup of each for topping the mac & cheese.

2 cup Colby Jack Cheese

2 cup Muenster Cheese

Step 7

Once the cheese is fully melted, add in the spices, mix to combine.

1 tsp onion powder

1 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp paprika

2 tsp Chile lime seasoning

1 tsp salt

1 tsp black pepper

Step 8

Lastly, stir in most of the cotija cheese, leaving some for topping after baking.

1 cup Cotija Cheese

Step 9

Pour the mac into a baking dish, top with the remaining colby jack & Muenster cheeses.

Step 10

Bake the Mac & Cheese for 20-25 minutes or until nicely golden brown on top.

Step 11

Top the baked Mac & Cheese with more cotija, cilantro & Tajin.

Step 12

Enjoy 😋

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